IIASA News Feed http://www.iiasa.ac.at RSS Feeds from IIASA news en-en Sun, 09 Dec 2018 22:43:46 +0100 Disability among India’s elderly much higher than census estimates http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181207-morbidity-india.html Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:32:52 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181207-morbidity-india.html Holistic, network approach to life science needed to solve systemic environmental problems http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181130-sustainability-book.html Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:45:16 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181130-sustainability-book.html European Commission long-term strategy on climate change underpinned by IIASA research http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181130-european-lts.html Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:29:56 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181130-european-lts.html IIASA researchers among top 1% of most highly cited scientists http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181129-Cited-researchers.html Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:45:34 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181129-Cited-researchers.html Climate change and air pollution damaging health and causing millions of premature deaths http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181129-lancet-countdown.html Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:08:42 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181129-lancet-countdown.html New UNEP report concludes nations must triple efforts to reach 2°C target http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181127-unep-review.html Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:45:22 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181127-unep-review.html Crowdsourced field data shows importance of smallholder farms to global food production http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181122-field-size-crowd.html Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:51:40 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181122-field-size-crowd.html New measure for the wellbeing of populations could replace Human Development Index http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181106-hli.html Tue, 06 Nov 2018 14:52:30 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181106-hli.html Reducing US coal emissions through biomass and carbon capture would boost employment http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181101-beccs-us.html Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:09:53 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181101-beccs-us.html Nothing natural about nature’s steep decline: WWF report reveals staggering extent of human impact on planet http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181030-wwf-report.html Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:59:43 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181030-wwf-report.html For a lower climate footprint, vegetarian diet beats local http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181023-ghg-food.html Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:01:52 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181023-ghg-food.html Financial and non-financial firms need the same strong regulations to protect economies http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181022-firm-risk.html Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:34:22 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181022-firm-risk.html New interactive scenario explorer for 1.5°C pathways http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181015-interactive-scenario.html Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:48:59 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181015-interactive-scenario.html Innovative tool allows continental-scale water, energy, and land system modeling http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181012-echo-tool.html Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:38:46 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181012-echo-tool.html IIASA contributes to IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181009-ipcc-special-report.html Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:39:57 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/181009-ipcc-special-report.html New book looks at dealing with critical risks from climate change beyond adaptation limits http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180928-loss-damage-book.html Thu, 27 Sep 2018 19:23:12 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180928-loss-damage-book.html Reduction of soil microbes limit feedbacks in a warming climate http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180919-soil-microbes.html Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:51:57 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180919-soil-microbes.html Paris climate targets could be exceeded sooner than expected http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180917-permafrost.html Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:56:37 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180917-permafrost.html China’s energy policies: A balancing act between air quality, carbon emissions, and water scarcity goals http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180914-china-energy.html Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:41:46 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180914-china-energy.html Novel framework to address uncertainty in water management http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180914-water-framework.html Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:24:02 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180914-water-framework.html Bridging the gap between science and policy http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180907-JRC_Summer_School.html Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:14:06 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180907-JRC_Summer_School.html IIASA and the University of Koblenz-Landau sign partnership agreement http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180903-Koblenz-Landau_.html Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:06:08 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180903-Koblenz-Landau_.html Remote islands harbor higher numbers of non-native species http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180828-invasive-species.html Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:59:53 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180828-invasive-species.html India needs ‘giant leap’ to meet 2030 targets in reducing child mortality rates http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180801-child-mortality-india.html Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:01:11 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180801-child-mortality-india.html Diversity and education influence India’s population growth http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180731-heterogeneous-india.html Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:45:40 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180731-heterogeneous-india.html Climate taxes on agriculture could lead to more food insecurity than climate change itself http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180730-food-insecurity.html Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:23:11 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180730-food-insecurity.html Wada wins early career award in hydrologic sciences http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/water/news/180726-wada-award.html Thu, 26 Jul 2018 08:44:15 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/water/news/180726-wada-award.html IIASA researchers help EU states to assess forestry’s role in achieving climate commitments http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180726-lulufc.html Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:56:53 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180726-lulufc.html Behavior-influencing policies are critical for mass market success of low carbon vehicles http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180716-low-carbon-vehicles.html Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:48:23 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180716-low-carbon-vehicles.html Six transformations needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals: major report launched http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180710-twi2050-launch.html Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:38:02 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180710-twi2050-launch.html Brazil’s Forest Code can balance the needs of agriculture and the environment http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180709-brazil.html Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:16:06 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180709-brazil.html Biorefineries will have only minimal effects on wood products and feedstocks markets http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180705-biorefineries.html Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:14:16 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180705-biorefineries.html Flood Resilience Alliance in five-year extension will focus on US$1 billion increase in investments http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180703-flood-resilience.html Tue, 03 Jul 2018 15:35:23 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180703-flood-resilience.html South African University Vice Chancellor to lead global research institute http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180627-Jaarsveld.html Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:17:02 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180627-Jaarsveld.html Pavel Kabat receives Austrian Cross of Honor http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180625-austrian_honor.html Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:55:50 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180625-austrian_honor.html Clean power is not enough: More action in other sectors needed to meet Paris targets http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180625-pik.html Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:18:22 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180625-pik.html Meeting Paris climate targets will require a substantial reallocation of global investment http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180618-climate-targets.html Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:20:57 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180618-climate-targets.html Citizen scientists across Europe can help monitor land-use change with new FotoQuest Go app http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180608-fotoquestgo.html Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:28:16 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180608-fotoquestgo.html Global warming can be limited to 1.5°C by transforming how we move around, heat our homes, and use devices http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180604-gruebler.html Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:42:20 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180604-gruebler.html Dancing with the Future http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180604-dance.html Tue, 29 May 2018 10:19:10 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180604-dance.html NTNU and IIASA tighten collaboration on climate research in world leading network http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180604-krey.html Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:19:20 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180604-krey.html New papers highlight economic benefits of European-Eurasian economic ties http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180523-eurasian-reports.html Wed, 23 May 2018 09:45:52 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180523-eurasian-reports.html Global temperature rise of 2°C doubles the population exposed to multiple climate risks compared to a 1.5°C rise http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180516-byers-temperature-rise.html Tue, 15 May 2018 23:19:55 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180516-byers-temperature-rise.html Gender discrimination results in the deaths of extra 239,000 girls per year in India http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180515-saikia-under-fives-india.html Mon, 14 May 2018 13:44:56 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180515-saikia-under-fives-india.html IIASA announces 2018 Young Scientists http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180503-yssp-2018.html Thu, 03 May 2018 14:49:37 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180503-yssp-2018.html 16 banks and United Nations produce first guidance to help banking industry become more transparent on climate-related risks and opportunities http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180426-unep-banking.html Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:30:41 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180426-unep-banking.html New book looks at the future of population and migration http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180418-lutz-demographics-book.html Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:51:48 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180418-lutz-demographics-book.html Education, not income, the best predictor of a long life http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180416-Lutz-Kebede-life.html Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:41:31 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180416-Lutz-Kebede-life.html Leena Ilmola-Sheppard appointed special advisor in Finland http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180326-ilmola-sheppard.html Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:32:12 +0200 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180326-ilmola-sheppard.html WMO appoints new chief scientist and research director http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180322-pavel-kabat-wmo.html Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:26:30 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180322-pavel-kabat-wmo.html Achieving healthy, climate-friendly, affordable diets in India http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180320_rao_nutrition_india.html Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:07:18 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180320_rao_nutrition_india.html Models show how to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180305-Limit-Temp-Rise.html Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:15:01 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180305-Limit-Temp-Rise.html Ethane and propane emissions have been underestimated http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180226-ethane-propane-emissions.html Mon, 26 Feb 2018 14:52:54 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180226-ethane-propane-emissions.html Sea levels will rise 20 cm more by 2300 for each 5-year delay in peak emissions http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180220_sea_level_rises.html Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:05:16 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180220_sea_level_rises.html YSSP 2017 scholarship winners announced http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180213-yssp2017-scholarships.html Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:12:48 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180213-yssp2017-scholarships.html Removing fossil fuel subsidies will not reduce CO2 emissions as much as hoped http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180208-Fuel-Subsidies.html Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:39:24 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180208-Fuel-Subsidies.html IIASA continues partnership with the Vienna Philharmonic http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/20180205_Vienna_Philharmonic.html Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:53:52 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/20180205_Vienna_Philharmonic.html IIASA joins the Council for Global Problem-Solving http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180126_CGPS.html Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:43:59 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/180126_CGPS.html IIASA and Russia: Advancing science diplomacy http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/leadership/director/180116-RASPresident.html Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:37:57 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/leadership/director/180116-RASPresident.html Thinking outside the box on climate mitigation http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/EcosystemsServicesandManagement/news/180112-climate-mitigation.html Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:36:09 +0100 http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/EcosystemsServicesandManagement/news/180112-climate-mitigation.html