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LL.B. (2005), LL.M (2007), Universita' Roma Tre (Rome), LL.M (2009), UCL
Chiara Armeni joined the faculty in June 2009 as a Research Associate for the Carbon Capture Legal Programme (CCLP), Centre for Law and the Environment . She became the CCLP’s Deputy Director in 2011. Chiara holds degrees in Comparative Law (LLB) and Public International Law (LLM) and Environmental Law and Policy (LLM). She also attended law courses at the Université Renée Descartes-Paris V and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In 2008, she undertook research experience at the International Environmental Law Research Centre (Geneva), where she analysed the international and national implementation of the human right to water and its relationship with the protection of water resources. In 2008, she undertook research experience at the International Environmental Law Research Centre (Geneva), where she analysed the international and national implementation of the human right to water and its relationship with the protection of water resources.
Primary Research Interests:
Chiara's main research interests lie in international and European environmental law, with special focus on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and the law and policy of climate change. Further research interests include international energy law, and the relationship between environmental law and human rights.
Since September 2012, Chiara has been a Research Fellow with the Oxford-led Climate Geoengineering Governance Project (CGG), analysing the current legal and regulatory aspects of governing geoengineering technologies, at both the international and national level.
Chapters in Books
- ‘An introduction to key developments and concepts in CCS: history, technology, economics and law’ (with B Evar and V Scott) in N Markusson, S Shackley, B Evar (eds), The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage – Understanding CCS Representations, Governance and Innovation (2012) Routledge.
- ‘Legal Developments for Carbon Capture and Storage under International and Regional Marine Legislation’ in I Havercroft, R Macrory, R B Stewart (eds), Carbon Capture and Storage – Emerging Legal and Regulatory Issues (2011) Hart Publishing.
- ‘Case Studies on the Implementation of the Directive 2009/31/EC on the geological storage of carbon dioxide’, Carbon Capture Legal Programme Report (November 2011).
- ‘Carbon Capture and Storage in the Sub –Seabed and Sustainable Development: A Reciprocal Gap’, Ocean Yearbook vol. 27(2013) 1
- ‘Public Participation and climate change infrastructure’ (with Maria Lee et al.)’, Journal of Environmental Law, 2012 (First published online: December 14, 2012)
- ‘The Copenhagen Accord and Beyond’, Environmental Law Review 12 (2010) 132-139.
- ‘Legal Design of Carbon Capture and Storage: Developments in the Netherlands from an International and EU Perspective', (M M Roggenkamp, E Woerdman eds), Climate Law 1 (2010) 461-463.
- ‘The Human Right to Water in Italy', IELRC Briefing Paper 2008-1.
- 'The Human Right to Water in Belgium', IELRC Briefing Paper 2008-2.
- "Rio+20: ‘the future we want’ or ‘old shoes in a new box’?", UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources Blog (23 May 2012).
- ‘An update on the state of CCS regulation from Europe’, Global CCS Institute Blog (13 February 2012).
- ‘Implementing the CCS Directive in the UK', Global CCS Institute Blog (29 August 2011).
Chiara Armeni contributes to postgraduate courses in climate change law and policy (convenor) and environmental law.
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