Mariachiara Alberton

Mariachiara Alberton

Mariachiara Alberton

Senior Researcher
Institute for Comparative Federalism

T 232 550 1740 93+


Research areas:

  1. Multi-level governance of the Environment in different legal systems
  2. Climate change and energy transition
  3. Public participation in environmental decision-making
  4. Water governance

Dr. Mariachiara Alberton (PhD in Law and economics, University of Siena, 2007) is a senior researcher in Environmental Law at the Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research. Her research focuses on the multi-level governance of the environment and climate change. She investigates in particular how intergovernmental arrangements and dynamics at multiple levels (supranational, national, subnational) enable or hinder environmental protection, participatory processes, and the transition and transformation processes toward sustainability and climate resilience. She is the author of several books and peer-reviewed publications on different environmental topics, such as climate change, environmental impact assessment, public participation in environmental decision-making, water, biodiversity, environmental liability. Through the years she has coordinated and participated to several international and national funded projects on the same topics.


CV with full list of publications:


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Transformative pathways in research and practice

Duration: - Funding:
Internal funding EURAC (Project)

MAGAZINE Science Stories that Inspire

Scenari per l’Alto Adige verso la neutralità climatica

Scenari per l’Alto Adige verso la neutralità climatica

Eurac Research ha elaborato uno studio tecnico completo per conto della Provincia

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The “Green deal for a sustainable future”: 2021’s European Development Days

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