Environmental Sciences and Humanities Institute (UniFR_ESH Institute)

The UniFR_ESH Institute places a special emphasis on the ethical issues arising from environmental practice and the challenges of the just distribution of environmental burdens - both in research and teaching.

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Be a rock! Peace of mind instead of constant excitement

Discussion at the Züricher Philosophie Festival, 16. January 2021

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White Paper on Priority Themes for Swiss Sustainability Research

What are the priority issues in the context of the 2030 Agenda that science must address? This question has been explored by the Initiative for Sustainability Research.

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Winner of the Environmental Research Prize: Anna Geiser

The prize comissions gratulates Anna Geiser for her outstanding master thesis "Changing agriculture - Southland farmers' struggles to reconcile neoliberal production demands with increasing environmental…

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Study Programms

The teaching in environmental sciences and humanities conveys interdisciplinary thinking – as a valuable addition to any bachelor major or as a full master program.

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Research

Research at the institute scrutinizes environmental challenges and methods for decision-making in the fields of sustainability and climate change from an ethical perspective.

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EurSafe Conference 2021: Justice and Food Security in a Changing Climate

24. - 26. June 2021

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