• FOOD AND CLIMATE

    Weighing up trade-offs between food security and climate mitigation

  • NEW CAMPAIGN

    New Citizen Science Campaign on Human Impact on Forests

  • ON THE BLOG

    Bringing some light into the dark

  • PUBLIC LECTURE

    Nebojsa Nakicenovic: From the Cradle of Humanity to Sustainable Future for All

  • FRESHWATER AND FOOD SECURITY

    Trade could be key to balancing the conservation of natural freshwater sources and food security

NEWS

17 May 2019

New study maps symbiotic relationships in forests worldwide

Data collected from over 1 million forest plots reveals patterns of where plant roots form symbiotic relationships with fungi and bacteria. The study is the first proof of a new ecological law, and lends new insight into potential climate feedbacks. More

16 May 2019

Shedding light on the key determinants of global land use projections

Land use is at the core of various sustainable development goals. An international research group consisting of researchers from several institutions including PBL Netherlands, IIASA, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, endeavored to disentangle the key determinants of global land use projections in a study published in Nature Communications this week. More

15 May 2019

Horizon 2020 project launches innovative earth observation

IIASA will play a key role in a Europe-wide project to transform earth observation data into useful products and services to support action on sustainable development and climate change. More

14 May 2019

Fixing a broken food system

In a comment in Nature, researchers lay out a solution for climate change and food security that draws on an integrated view of agriculture, biodiversity, trade, and nutrition. More

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