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Tackling climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution demands global collaboration. The ECH provides essential knowledge, space for collaboration, and support for our shared future.

Kickstarting Environmental Solutions

We are facing a triple crisis: climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution each pose separate yet interconnected challenges. An integrated and mechanistic understanding and approach to these different facets of the crisis is necessary to ensure a sustainable future for us all. The ECH brings together researchers to produce excellent scientific knowledge that can provide us with solutions for this multitude of challenges.

Our Focus Areas

Latest news and projects from our focus areas:

Clean Environment

Climate Resilience

Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Changing Society

Recent Talking Points

23.05.2024

Workshop: Discovering the (un)sustainable

Program Discovering the (un)sustainable is a full-day event that takes place on[...]

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22.05.2024

Lecture: Groundwater-Surface Water Exchange Processes

Lee Slater, professor of Geophysics at the Rutgers University Newark, expert[...]

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16.05.2024

The Future of Global Environmental Negotiations: Assessing the Role of Science and Technology

Program Global environmental negotiations have become central sites for studying the interaction[...]

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09.05.2024

Lecture: the Challenges of the Green Deal

Have you ever tried and failed to achieve a holistic understanding of[...]

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02.05.2024

Climate Fresk for Students and Employees

The Sustainability Office and the ECH are pleased to offer the Climate Fresk experience for employees and students[...]

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14.03.2024

Launch of the Environment and Climate Research Hub (ECH) on 8 March 2024: Global Crises Need Interdisciplinary Research

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14.03.2024

Interview With Climate Scientist Stefan Rahmstorf

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12.03.2024

The Public is Ready for Climate Reform – so What now? A Talk With Kimberly Doell

If climate change is to be tackled, we need both individual behavior[...]

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08.03.2024

International Women’s Day 2024: ECH Honors Outstanding Women With Environment and Climate Award

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14.02.2024

ECH in the Spotlight

The University of Vienna’s research magazine Rudolphina has compiled a collection of[...]

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Upcoming Events

  • (DE) 12. Umwelt im Gespräch: Schnee war gestern – Klimawandel in den Alpen

    08.10.2024

    Naturhistorisches Museum Wien

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