Climate Change and Biodiversity

Course Climate Change and Biodiversity Instructor Dr. Benoît Sittler (SS 2019) benoit.sittler[at]nature.uni-freiburg.de Prerequisites Introduction to EES and/or Introduction to Governance Corresponding Module Specialization Option EES I or II, Human and the Environment Specialization Option Governance I or II, Electives Climate change and biodiversity are among the major environmental issues modern societies face. They call for…

Biodiversity loss & entomology- let´s get in touch with insects!

Course Biodiversity loss & entomology – let´s get in touch with insects! Instructor Vivien von Königslöw (WS 19/20) vivien.von.koenigsloew[at]nature.uni-freiburg.de Prerequisites Introduction to EES Corresponding Module Analytical methods, Specialization Option: EES I or II, Electives Journal headlines, media fuzz and even a referendum in Bavaria – insect decline is on everybody’s lips. But how much do…

Resources and Sustainability

Course Resources and Sustainability Instructor Dr. Sabine Sané sabine.sane[at]ucf.uni-freiburg.de Prerequisites Introduction to EES and/or Introduction to Governance Corresponding Module Global Cycles of Matter and Material,  Specialization Option: EES I or II, Advanced GOV I or II, Elective The growing human footprint on our planet is clearly shown by the enormous consumption of renewable (e.g. biomass…

Environmental Planning

Course Environmental Planning in response to climate change Instructor Dr. Arian Mahzouni (WS 19/20) Prerequisites Introduction to EES Corresponding Module Humans and the Environment, Specialization Option EES I or II In response to climate change and resource depletion, there is a global challenge to make our cities more sustainable and resilient. The solutions to current…

Pia, Class of 2017, Germany

In one or two words, what’s your main passion within EES? Sustainable systems Why did you choose to major in Earth & Environmental Sciences? It fascinates me how this whole complex system, the Earth, is constructed and how we, as a part of this system, are influenced and do influence it. I would like to…