Human population matters for sustainable development in two important ways. First, it is an agent of change, bringing about many of the environmental, economic, and social changes that continually challenge the sustainability of our current development paths. Second, the human population and its living conditions are the ultimate objects of development, with long-term human survival, health and well-being serving as criteria for judging whether or not development is sustainable.
15 December 2015
New IIASA research provides a suite of measurements that could replace conventional measures of age, supporting smarter policies for retirement and health care. More
11 Feb 2016 - 15 Feb 2016
An IIASA delegation will attend the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference in Washington ... More
Demographic metabolism at work
Demography, Article in press  More