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2017

15 May 2017
Excess diesel emissions bring global health and environmental impacts

Excess NOx emissions from diesel engines have been linked to approximately 38,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015—mostly in the European Union, China, and India.  More

10 May 2017
Acting now on climate could bring multiple benefits for sustainable development

Fast action on near-term warming will provide many potential benefits to achieving the global Sustainable Development Goal, according to new research from scientists at IIASA, in the USA and Europe.  More

27 April 2017
Synthetic gas would cut air pollution but worsen climate damage in China

For China, synthetic natural gas represents a trade-off between reducing air pollution, but increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to new IIASA research conducted in collaboration with scientists in China and the USA.  More

17 March 2017
Innovative IIASA research highlighted by major journal

Five IIASA studies published in Environmental Research Letters in 2016 were selected for the journal’s Highlights of 2016, as especially innovative or groundbreaking work.  More

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


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