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News archive: 2012

18 December 2012
Does disaster risk management pay?

IIASA research brings a new perspective to assessing whether and where disaster risk management provides for economic benefits.  More

16 December 2012
Nature Climate Change: Action by 2020 key for limiting climate change

Limiting climate change to target levels will become much more difficult to achieve, and more expensive, if action is not taken soon, according to a new analysis from IIASA, ETH Zurich, and NCAR.  More

14 December 2012
Air pollution and health: IIASA contributes to global health report

A new international report provides an unprecedented picture of global health problems and their causes. IIASA researchers contributed data on air pollution exposure to the report.  More

11 December 2012
Detlof von Winterfeld wins 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award

Prof. Detlof von Winterfeld, former Director of IIASA, receives the 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Society for Risk Analysis  More

10 December 2012
IIASA deputy director joins Austrian presidential delegation to Argentina

IIASA Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic visited the Argentine Republic last week as member of an official visit of the Austrian Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer and his delegation.  More

06 December 2012
EU Air Policy Review

As an input for the negotiations on the revision of the EU Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution, IIASA has prepared a further set of reports that analyze the cost-effective scope for further air quality improvements in Europe.  More

05 December 2012
Evolution: Social exclusion leads to cooperation

Social exclusion as a punishment strategy helps explain the evolution of cooperation, according to new IIASA research.  More

05 December 2012
Professorship at Jacobs University for V. Skirbekk

Vegard Skirbekk has been appointed Adjunct Professor at Jacobs University Bremen  More

04 December 2012
Southern African YSSP opens in Bloemfontein

The first Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) officially opened on 2 December 2012 at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, with 20 graduate students from around the world.  More

03 December 2012
IIASA scientist brings sustainability to industry

IIASA Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic has been named to the OMV Advisory Board for Resourcefulness.  More

30 November 2012
IIASA demographer presents new findings in Australia

IIASA’s Wolfgang Lutz gave a public lecture yesterday in Australia, co-sponsored by IIASA’s newest National Member Organization, CSIRO.  More

29 November 2012
Integrating science and policy to address the impacts of air pollution

An article in this week’s Sciencemagazine examines how science and policies address air pollution effects on human health, ecosystems, and climate change in Europe.  More

28 November 2012
Stigson named IIASA private sector advisor

Björn Stigson, Chairman of Stigson and Partners AB and Former President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), has been named as an advisor to IIASA Director and CEO Prof. Pavel Kabat.  More

27 November 2012
UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2012

IIASA researchers contributed to a new UNEP report showing that avoiding potentially dangerous levels of global warming is still possible, but requires major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions before 2020.  More

26 November 2012
Water at a crossroads

In an interview with Nature Climate Change, IIASA Director and CEO Pavel Kabatcalls for a long-term systems approach to water research, and new partnerships with developing countries aimed at increasing education and cooperation.  More

26 November 2012
IIASA at COP18

IIASA energy and climate experts participated in the annual UNFCC Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar.  More

20 November 2012
Students selected for IIASA Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program

The Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) has selected its first class, extending invitations to 25 advanced PhD students from 20 countries.  More

20 November 2012
Redefining age: IIASA population researcher wins ERC Advanced Grant

IIASA demographer Sergei Scherbov has won an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council to explore population aging and its impacts on Europe and beyond.  More

19 November 2012
World in Transition: New online learning opportunity

IIASA has contributed to a new online learning course now available from the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU), a series of lectures discussing the global transformation to a low-carbon society.  More

13 November 2012
Tackling unnatural disasters

IIASA researchers study the risks and potential impacts of natural disasters, helping communities, countries and the international community plan ahead in order to reduce the large burdens from disaster.  More



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