The research at the institute scrutinizes environmental challenges and methods for resolving problems in the fields of the environment, sustainability and climate change from an ethical perspective. It places a particular emphasis on ethical issues arising from environmental practice and the challenges of normative environmental justice as well as the differentiation of responsibilities.

Workshop "Ethical Challenges of Carbon Dioxide Removal" 

30.11. - 1.12.2020 online

Implementing carbon dioxide removal (CDR) to take CO2 out of the atmosphere is going to be necessary for meeting the objective of net zero emissions. Employed at large scale, CDR is subject to many feasibility and sustainability constraints and entails a series of risks. In this workshop we investigate specifically into the ethical challenges of CDR.See Programm 

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Environmental Justice in an Interdisciplinary Context

Institutions for Sustainable Policy

Ethical Decision-Making in Environmental Practice

Climate Justice and Food Security

Environmental Research Prize