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24 November 2017
Ecologies of Innovation: Ideas from European Forum Alpbach

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

13 October 2017
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) wins Momentum for Change Award

MCII has received the prestigious 2017 Momentum for Charge Award for its work on climate risk insurance in the Caribbean.  More

21 August 2017
Before the flood: What drives preparedness?

More targeted efforts are needed from both the public and private insurance sectors in order to encourage people to take action to reduce their risk of flood damage, according to a new study of three European countries.  More

27 March 2017
New international banking rules would not prevent another financial crisis

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

21 February 2017
Award for contribution to the field of disaster risk management

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


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CONTACT DETAILS

Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer

Acting Program Director

Risk and Resilience

YSSP Dean

Young Scientists Summer Program

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Reinhard Mechler

Deputy Program Director

Risk and Resilience

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PUBLICATIONS

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.

Komendantova N, Riegler M, & Neumueller S (2018). Of transitions and models: Community engagement, democracy, and empowerment in the Austrian energy transition. Energy Research & Social Science 39: 141-151. DOI:10.1016/j.erss.2017.10.031.

Mochizuki J, Magnuszewski P, & Linnerooth-Bayer J (2018). Games for Aiding Stakeholder Deliberation on Nexus Policy Issues. In: Managing Water, Soil and Waste Resources to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Eds. Hulsmann, S. & Ardakanian, R., pp. 93-124 Cham, Switzerland: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-75163-410.1007/978-3-319-75163-4_5.

Landauer M, Juhola S, & Klein J (2018). The role of scale in integrating climate change adaptation and mitigation in cities. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Mochizuki J, Keating A, Liu W, Hochrainer-Stigler S, & Mechler R (2018). An overdue alignment of risk and resilience? A conceptual contribution to community resilience. Disasters 42 (2): 361-391. DOI:10.1111/disa.12239. (In Press)

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