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Alessandro Monti

University of Copenhagen

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Alessandro Monti is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law. His research examines challenges and opportunities to enhance climate action through international trade and investment law, with a specific focus on the promotion of renewable energy. In 2021, Alessandro completed his PhD (double degree), at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) and Padova (Italy). For his doctoral thesis, The Mutual Supportiveness of International Climate and Trade Law for the Promotion of Renewable Energy (forthcoming 2022), he has been awarded the Herbert Tumpel prize by the Austrian Theodor Körner-Fonds. Prior to his PhD, Alessandro worked as judicial clerk at the Court of Innsbruck and as assistant attorney in two Italian law firms, and since 2018 he is an attorney-at-law admitted to the Italian Bar.

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Alessandro Monti. Forthcoming 2023. “The Mutual Supportiveness of International Climate and Trade Law for the Promotion of Renewable Energy.” Edward Elgar.

Alessandro Monti. 2022. “International Trade Disputes on Renewable Energy” in Michael Jakob (ed) “Handbook on Trade Policy and Climate Change.” Edward Elgar.

Alessandro Monti. 2022. “Urban Cycling Mobility in the European Green Deal.” Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law (2022).

Alessandro Monti and Matteo Fermeglia. 2021. “Completing the unfinished Achmea business in the Komstroy case: farewell to intra-EU ECT-based investment arbitration?” EU Law Live (September 2021).

Alessandro Monti and Beatriz Martinez Romera. 2020. “Fifty Shades of Binding: Appraising the enforcement toolkit for the EU’s 2030 renewable energy targets.” Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (July 2020).

Alessandro Monti and Maria Polugodina. 2020. “Biofuel and Biogas Policies: Economic, Regulatory and Sustainability Challenges,” in W. Leal Filho et al. (eds.), Affordable and Clean Energy, Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer.