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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Responsibility and justice in dealing with climate and other environmental risks

A lecture by Ivo Wallimann-Helmer - now online!

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Workshop: Ethical Challenges of Carbon Dioxide Removal

9th June 2022 in Zurich

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Welcome Astrid Kaiser!

A new face in the institute's secretariat

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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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