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2018

09 October 2018
IIASA contributes to IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published its Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, a new assessment on minimizing global warming, and multiple IIASA researchers were involved in its production.  More

14 September 2018
China’s energy policies: A balancing act between air quality, carbon emissions, and water scarcity goals

China is attempting a shift from coal to natural gas in an effort to address the country’s severe air pollution. A new study shows that although such a switch generally has benefits for air quality, carbon mitigation, and water stress, some options may in fact increase carbon emissions and water consumption.  More

10 September 2018
CIAM Report 1/2018: The 2017 critical loads data: Differences to earlier estimates and implications for current and future ecosystems protections

In 2017, the Coordination Centre for Effects (CCE) of the Working Group on Effects compiled a new data set on critical loads in Europe, based on the submissions of national focal centres to the 2015-17 call for data. This data set has now been introduced into the GAINS integrated assessment model, the main tool for policy analyses for the Convention.  More

26 February 2018
Ethane and propane emissions have been underestimated

Emissions of ethane and propane have traditionally been underestimated by more than 50% in national emission inventories, and revision is needed, according to new research.  More


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