Heidelberg University

Publications - Alexander Erlewein


  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2014): The Promotion of Dams through the Clean Development Mechanism: Between Sustainable Climate Protection and Carbon Colonialism. In: NÜSSER, M. (Ed.): Large Dams: Contested Environments Between Technological Hydro-Scapes and Social Resistance. Heidelberg: Springer: 149-168.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2013): Disappearing rivers - The limits of environmental assessment for hydropower in India. In: Environmental Impact Assessment Review 43: 135-143.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2012): Energie aus dem Himalaya: Ursachen und Folgen des Wasserkraftbooms in Himachal Pradesh, Indien. In: Geographische Rundschau 64 (4): 25-33.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. & O. SCHMIDT (2011): Shifting legitimizations of large dams: A review of current debates on India and Turkey. In: MOVIK, S. & A. VATN (Eds.) Student Papers. Thor Heyerdahl Summer School in Environmental Governance. Volume 1: 94-108.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. & M. NÜSSER (2011): Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Himalaya? Clean Development Dams in Himachal Pradesh, India. In: Mountain Research and Development 31 (4): 293-304.


  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2012): Liefern die Flüsse des Himalaya die Energie für Indines Wachstum? In 50 Fragen durch Südasien, 12.6.2012, Heidelberg.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2011): Market-based Mechanisms for the Mitigation of Climate Change: Experiences from South Asia. COMSATS Institute of Development Studies. 7. December 2011, Abbottabad, Pakistan.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2011): The Reframing of Dams in the Context of Climate Change: Debates, Policies, Consequences. Annual Conference of the Research Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context": Frontiers of Knowledge - Health, Environment and the History of Science. 5.-7. October 2011, Heidelberg.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2011): Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Himalayas? Clean Development Dams in Himachal Pradesh, India. Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers. 31. August - 2. September 2011. London, UK.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2011): Himachal Pradesh, India - a hydropower state. Tagung Geographien Südasiens, Universität zu Köln. 4.-5. February 2011. Köln.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2010): Ablasshandel gegen Klimawandel? Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. Heidelberger Geographische Gesellschaft (HGG). 19. October 2010. Heidelberg.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2010): Win-win? CDM hydropower projects and their implications for climate justice. Marie Curie Training Course on the Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change. 4.-13. October 2010. Berlin.
  • ERLEWEIN, A. (2010): Nachhaltiger Klimaschutz im Hochgebirge oder Carbon Colonialism? Die Förderung von Staudämmen im Rahmen des Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Aktuelle Forschung in Gebirgsräumen. Gemeinsame Tagung von ARGE & AK Hochgebirge. 3.-6. June 2010. Bayreuth.