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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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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What do we owe to animals?

The field of animal ethics is evolving rapidly, with new discussions evolving. These will be subject to the workshop on May 2nd and 3rd at the UniFR and Uni Basel.

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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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