AIR News

2017

03 February 2017
Study traces black carbon sources in the Russian Arctic

Transport and residential heating could be responsible for a greater contribution of black carbon in the Russian Arctic compared to gas flaring or power plants, according to new research.  More

01 February 2017
Oil production releases more methane than previously thought

Emissions of methane and ethane from oil production have been substantially higher than previously estimated, particularly before 2005.  More

2016

29 November 2016
IIASA researchers among most highly cited scientists

IIASA energy and air quality researchers were recognized for their outstanding contribution to the scientific literature in the field of geosciences.  More

19 October 2016
Reducing ammonia pollution from cattle

Agriculture is responsible for 90% of all ammonia pollution in Europe, a considerable part of which comes from cattle manure management: a new study shows what steps to take to reduce this pollution.  More

05 October 2016
Improving air quality in Delhi

Tackling air pollution in Delhi requires a smart mix of measures not only within the city, but also in the surrounding states.  More

16 August 2016
IIASA research supports EU climate policies

IIASA modeling results provide the backbone for a new proposal by the European Commission on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  More

20 July 2016
Economy-wide cost of HFC phase-down in India

A recently concluded research on the HFC Mitigation potential and costs under different phase-down scenarios for India was presented at a side event of the 38th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, Vienna, Austria, 18th - 21st July 2016.  More

28 June 2016
To reduce deaths from air pollution, boost energy investment

Energy is the main contributor to air pollution that kills millions each year, but a 7% increase in energy investment could cut the death toll by as much as half by 2040, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), to which IIASA researchers contributed significantly.  More

27 June 2016
WEO Special Report on Energy and Air Pollution

The International Energy Authority (IEA) has published its World Energy Outlook (WEO) special report highlighting the links between energy, air pollution and health. The report, released on 27 June 2016, was compiled with key contributions from IIASA's AIR program. It identifies ways in which the energy sector can improve poor air quality, one of the top four threats to human health.  More

18 January 2016
Awards support the next generation of systems analysis researchers

Expanded awards for young scientists will enable a growing number of outstanding researchers to conduct research at IIASA.  More


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