Robert gave a talk about the importance and the ecological costs associated with hydropower operation in Switzerland

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In the scope of ETH Unterwegs, Robert was invited to discuss the relevance of his PhD with students at the cantonal school “Seetal” in Baldegg (canton Lucerne). In times of climate change, rising electricity demand and the Swiss decision to phase out nuclear power production, the role of storage hydropower is crucial, but comes at an ecological cost that is still poorly understood.