The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published its Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, a new assessment on minimizing global warming, and multiple IIASA researchers were involved in its production. More
A new book edited by researchers at IIASA, the London School of Economics (LSE) and Deltares looks at the research, political debate and policy options surrounding the impacts of climate change which may be irreversible and beyond physical and social adaptation limits, known as Loss and Damage. More
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced today that after five successful years its Flood Resilience Alliance (the Alliance) will be extended until 2023. More
IIASA researcher Dr. Nadejda Komendantova provided a talk on “Energy as an opportunity for economic connectivity” at the Economic Diplomacy and Connectivity workshop, which was jointly organized by the Energy Community Secretariat and OSCE on 25 June, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. The talk discussed the importance of de-risking approach in ensuring foreign direct investment, one of the major drivers of connectivity, into energy generation and transmission projects within the Eurasian Economic Union. More
A magazine published by the Austrian Academy of Sciences has brought out a new issue entitled “Ecologies of Innovation”–an interdisciplinary work inspired by discussions at the European Forum Alpbach 2016: New Enlightenment. More
MCII has received the prestigious 2017 Momentum for Charge Award for its work on climate risk insurance in the Caribbean. More
The Basel III regulatory framework, as planned, will not reduce systemic risk in the financial sector, according to new research. Instead, regulations should aim to increase the resilience of financial networks. More
The Risk and Resilience Program is to receive an international award for its long-standing collaborations with the Disaster Prevention Research Institute in organizing annual conferences on integrated disaster risk management. More
Last edited: 27 November 2017
Yaghoubi J, Yazdanpanah M, & Komendantova N (2019). Iranian agriculture advisors’ perception and intention toward biofuel: green way toward energy security, rural development and climate change mitigation. Renewable Energy 130: 452-459. DOI:10.1016/j.renene.2018.06.081.
Mechler R, Bower L, Linnerooth-Bayer J, Schinko T, & Surmiski S (2019). Loss and Damage from Climate Change: Concepts, Principles and Policy Options. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-72026-5
Kaboré I, Moog O, Ouéda A, Sendzimir J, Ouédraogo R, Guenda W, & Melcher AH (2018). Developing reference criteria for the ecological status of West African rivers. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 190 (1) DOI:10.1007/s10661-017-6360-1.
Poledna S, Hinteregger A, & Thurner S (2018). Identifying Systemically Important Companies by Using the Credit Network of an Entire Nation. Entropy 20 (10): p. 792. DOI:10.3390/e20100792.
Landauer M & Komendantova N (2018). Participatory environmental governance of infrastructure projects affecting reindeer husbandry in the Arctic. Journal of Environmental Management 223: 385-395. DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.06.049.
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