Benjamin Hofmann

Dr. Benjamin Hofmann

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department Environmental Social Sciences

About Me

Postdoctoral Researcher in the cluster Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research (ITD). Responsible for conceptual framework, science integration, and synthesis in the project Transformation in Pesticide Governance (TRAPEGO). Other research interests include the role of business and innovation in international environmental regulation, ocean governance, and Swiss-EU energy relations.

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Sustainable transformation of the Swiss agriculture to internalized negative external effects of pesticide use.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Hofmann, B. (2022) Oil pollution and black carbon in the Arctic. Dynamic shipping governance in a rapidly warming region, In: Harris, P. G. (Eds.), Routledge handbook of marine governance and global environmental change, 228-239, doi:10.4324/9781315149745-24, Institutional Repository
Hofmann, B. (2022) Mainstreaming Earth System Governance into the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, Earth System Governance, 12, 100139 (6 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.esg.2022.100139, Institutional Repository
Thaler, P.; Hofmann, B. (2022) The impossible energy trinity: energy security, sustainability, and sovereignty in cross-border electricity systems, Political Geography, 94, 102579 (11 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2021.102579, Institutional Repository
Hofmann, B.; Kolcava, D.; Thaler, P. (2022) The role of Switzerland in European electricity governance. Shaper, follower, or outsider?, In: Hettich, P.; Kachi, A. (Eds.), Swiss energy governance. Political, economic and legal challenges and opportunities in the energy transition, 67-92, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-80787-0_4, Institutional Repository
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Phone: +41 58 765 5948
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: FC F20

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Research Group


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Evidence for sustainability

Inter- and transdisciplinarity

Global environmental politics

Pesticide governance

Ocean governance

Swiss-EU energy relations

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