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Sharing, repairing and waste management: Bottom-up sustainability projects in Zurich

Sharing, repairing and waste management: Bottom-up sustainability projects in Zurich

Are you interested in sustainability issues and want to learn about different projects in and around Zurich? Visit the website created by five geography students in the context of a self-organized-seminar!

Grossanlässe im Sport: Eine Podcastreihe von Studierenden

Grossanlässe im Sport: Eine Podcastreihe von Studierenden

Grossanlässe im Sport werden in den Medien oft und kontrovers diskutiert, aktuell die Sommerolympiade 2021 in Tokio und die Weltmeisterschaft des Männerfussballs 2022 in Katar. In einer Podcastreihe betrachten Studierende diese aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln.

Air travel at GIUZ: Preaching water - drinking wine?

Air travel at GIUZ: Preaching water – drinking wine?

We believe that we cannot go back to flying as usual if we are to remain credible as (climate) scientists. GIUZ has established a monitoring system for air travel, the first of its kind at University of Zurich. And: We define reduction goals and help develop strategies to achieve them.

Der Boden ist ein wichtiger Player im Klimaschutz

Der Boden ist ein wichtiger Player im Klimaschutz

Im Boden sind enorme Mengen an Kohlenstoff chemisch gebunden – und sie lassen sich noch weiter erhöhen. Im Podcast zum Klima-Aktionsplan diskutieren wir das Potenzial von negativen Emissionen in der Bekämpfung der Klimakrise.

How does an education in Geography and Earth System Science matter for sustainability?

How does an education in Geography and Earth System Science matter for sustainability?

Sustainability comes in many forms of our daily lives, but also reflected on our professions and behaviors as professionals. The curricula we offer at GIUZ are well suited to prepare you to contribute to the major sustainability challenges of our times.

First GIUZ Sustainability Award

First GIUZ Sustainability Award

In 2020, the GIUZ Sustainability Award was handed over for the first time. It honours particular achievements towards a more sustainable GIUZ.