Silvia Pianta
Junior Scientist
Silvia Pianta

Silvia is a Junior Scientist at EIEE.

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Silvia Pianta

Silvia holds a PhD in Public Policy from Bocconi University and is currently a Junior Scientist at EIEE. She is the deputy coordinator of the Horizon Europe Project CAPABLE. Her research focuses on environmental policy and politics. In her work, she investigates the determinants of environmental attitudes and behaviors, climate policy preferences, public attention to climate change, and the impact of environmental change on political behavior. She also works on bridging empirical research and climate mitigation modeling, focusing on how to incorporate insights from social and political science in the modeling of climate mitigation pathways.

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Pianta, S. & Brutschin, E.

Emissions Lock-in, Capacity, and Public Opinion: How Insights From Political Science Can Inform Climate Modeling Efforts

Politics and Governance , Vol 10, No 3 (2022): Exploring Climate Policy Ambition - 2022

Hickmann, T., Bertram, C., Biermann, F., Brutschin, E. , Kriegler, E., Livingstone, J.E., Pianta, S., Riahi, K. , et al.

Exploring Global Climate Policy Futures and Their Representation in Integrated Assessment Models

Politics and Governance , Vol 10, No 3 (2022): Exploring Climate Policy Ambition - 2022

Brutschin E., Pianta S., Tavoni M., Riahi K., Bosetti V., Marangoni G., van Ruijven B.

A multidimensional feasibility evaluation of low-carbon scenarios

Environmental Research Letters , Volume 16, Number 6 - 2021

Pianta S., Rinscheid A., Weber E.U.

Carbon Capture and Storage in the United States: Perceptions, Preferences, and Lessons for Policy

Energy Policy , Volume 151, April 2021, 112149 - 2021

Pianta S., Brutschin E. van Ruijven B., Bosetti V.

Faster or slower decarbonization? Policymaker and stakeholder expectations on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global energy transition.

Energy Research & Social Science , Volume 76, June 2021, 102025 - 2021

Sisco M.R., Pianta S., Weber E.U., Bosetti V.

Global climate marches sharply raise attention to climate change: Analysis of climate search behavior in 46 countries

Journal of Environmental Psychology , Volume 75, June 2021, 101596 - 2021

Constantino, S.M., Pianta, S., Rinscheid, A., Frey, R., and Weber, E.U.

The source is the message: The impact of institutional signals on climate change-related norm perceptions and behaviors

Climatic Change , 166, Article number: 35 (2021) - 2021

Pianta S., Sisco M. R.

A hot topic in hot times: how media coverage of climate change is affected by temperature abnormalities

Environmental Research Letters , Volume 15, Number 11 - 2020

Rinscheid A., Pianta S., Weber E.U.

Fast track or Slo-Mo? Public support and temporal preferences for phasing out fossil fuel cars in the United States

Climate Policy , Volume 20, 2020 - Issue 1 - 2020