Hydropower Research

Articles & Whitepapers

  • Scales of justice in water governance: hydropower controversies in Switzerland

    One significant challenge for the operationalization of water justice arises from the many dynamic scales involved. In this paper we explore the scalar dimension of justice in water governance through the insights derived from empirical research on hydropower production in the Swiss Alps and the application of the geographical concept of politics of scale. More specifically, we investigate how ...