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News archive: 2015

30 November 2015
Weighing green energy choices

IIASA research on concentrating solar power feeds into a new report on renewable energy released at the Paris climate conference.  More

28 September 2015
New project integrates climate and development research

A new grant from the European Union Horizon 2020 framework program for research and innovation links climate mitigation and adaptation policies with broader sustainable development questions at a global and regional level.  More

24 September 2015
Curbing short-lived pollutants a win-win for climate and air quality

Short-lived pollutants are key to fighting climate change and air pollution at the same time, according to new research from an international research project including the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).  More

18 September 2015
Systems analysis for global transformations

A special issue of the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change explores research on uncertainty and global transformations.  More

15 September 2015
Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership: 4th Global Forum

MAG scientist Zbigniew Klimont was an invited speaker and panellist at the recent Global Forum on Flaring and Venting Reduction, where he shared his experience of black carbon emission inventories, with particular emphasis on the impact in the Arctic region of black carbon emitted from flaring operations.  More

30 April 2015
Modelling PM2.5 impact indicators in Europe

A paper to appear in a special issue of the journal Environmental Modelling & Software devoted to Modelling Human and Ecological Health Risks describes a novel solution to the problem of accurately modelling concentrations and health impacts of fine particulate matter with high resolution across Europe.  More

19 February 2015
Clearing up Europe’s air pollution hotspots

Europe cannot achieve the WHO air quality guidelines without strictly controlling emissions from coal and wood burning for home heating, road traffic, and other sources such as industrial-scale factory farming, according to new IIASA research.  More

26 January 2015
EU Clean Air Policy Package updates

The IIASA GAINS modelling team has produced an updated emissions control scenario for the EU Commission as part of its continued support for the Commission's Clean Air Policy Package. The update takes account of new information provided by Member States in the course of bilateral consultations with IIASA during summer 2014.  More

09 January 2015
Fellowship winners extend research at IIASA

Four participants in IIASA’s 2014 Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) have been awarded fellowships to return to the Institute in 2015 and continue their research.  More

05 January 2015
European Parliament Study

IIASA has carried out a study for the European Parliament's Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety to examine the interactions between the European Union’s air quality policy and the proposed EU climate and energy policy.  More

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