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ESD research in SNF Newsletter

Our material flow and life cycle analysis of the Swiss waste and recycling system shows that no conclusions can be drawn yet on the indirectly saved energy from recycling waste. Read more 


ESD research in SNF Newsletter

Our research on Swiss collection and recycling rates showing that these rates are substantially lower than those that are officially communicated was prominently featured in the Swiss National Research Programm 70 newsletter. Read more 


ESD research in The Guardian

The Guardian article "The hydropower paradox: is this energy as clean as it seems?" cites our research, which shows that the carbon footprint of hydropower is far higher than previously assumed. Read more 

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News from the Institute of Environmental Engineering


Training Workshop in Lanzhou, China: Call for participants

Training Workshop for Experts in Central and West Asian Countries on "Water Resources Management and Sustainable Development Strategies in Arid regions under a Changing Climate" calls for participants. Read more 

25.04.2017 (Updated: 26.04.2017)

April field trip in Zhangye and Guantao

Prof. Wolfgang Kinzelbach and Dr. Yu Li visited our study areas in Zhangye and Guantao. Read more 

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News from the BAUG Department


D-BAUG Workshop on «Natural Hazards», 8. June 2017

The D-BAUG workshop on «Natural Hazards»  to be held next Thursday, 8. June 2017 in HCI J3, ETH Hönggerberg. Read more 


Best Short Paper Award

We are happy to announce that our contribution “Energy-based Routing and Cruising Range Estimation for Electric Bicycles ”, authored by Simon Haumann, Dominik Bucher und David Jonietz, was elected best short paper at AGILE 2017 conference in Wageningen, The Netherlands! Read more 

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