Sustainability is one of the strategic research themes at Utrecht University. Research at Utrecht University within the Sustainability theme focuses on the transition to a society that is ecologically, economically and socially balanced. At Utrecht University, insights into the earth and climate, water, biodiversity, energy and environmental issues converge. One of the most important issues: how are we going to solve the increasing scarcity of water and energy, both globally and in urban regions?
The Sustainability research theme is grouped into three sub-themes: