Pufendorf Energy Justice Theme 2016/2017

Project: Commissioned research


The current energy transition calls for a rethinking of ethical dilemmas on how to allocate the benefits and costs of scarce energy resources, not only among the citizens of urban and rural; north and south; poor and rich but also between current and future generations. Past experiences have shown that realizing energy projects is seldom an uncontested process. From confrontations over oil extraction, concerns over the sustainability of biofuels, to resistance against hydropower, wind energy projects as well as nuclear power, energy questions seem inherently fraught with conflict and sustainability concerns. This ultimately raises the question of energy justice: how can we understand and foster justice and equality when considering past, present and future energy decision-making, production and access.
Short titleEnergy Justice
Effective start/end date2016/10/012017/05/31


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McCauley, D., Vasna Ramasar, Heffron, R. J., Sovacool, B. K., Mebratu, D. & Luis Mundaca, 2019 Jan 1, In : Applied Energy. 233-234, p. 916-921

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Schwer, S., Henner Busch & Luis Mundaca, 2018 Jul 3, Science Nordic 4 p.

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Luis Mundaca, Henner Busch & Schwer, S., 2018 May 15, In : Applied Energy. 218, p. 292-303 12 p.

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