Science into policy news

The latest updates on IIASA policy work, which spans national, regional, and global levels.

31 October 2017
Modeling Indonesia’s energy revolution

Options Winter 2017/18:Indonesia has ambitious energy goals: only rigorous analysis can guide it to the best solution.  More

30 October 2017
Solving Delhi’s pollution troubles

Options Winter 2017/18:“Neighbouring states responsible for 60% of Delhi pollution”, said a recent headline in the Indian Express, adding to the megacity’s debate about its dirty air.  More

16 June 2017
What is disaster resilience?

Options Summer 2017: True disaster resilience is not just about reducing risk, it must also have sustainable development at its core.  More

06 June 2017
Ambiguous pledges leave large uncertainty under Paris climate agreement

Emission reduction pledges made by individual countries under the Paris Agreement leave a wide range of possible climate outcomes, according to new research. Without stronger pledges, the study shows, the climate goals may not be possible to achieve.  More

31 October 2016
Supporting national climate policy

Options Magazine Winter 2016: While policymakers around the world grapple with the complex problem of setting their countries’ climate commitments, IIASA research has been helping to provide a clear, quantitative evidence base.  More

30 October 2016
Invest in energy to cut air pollution deaths

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Just a small increase in energy investment could cut premature deaths from air pollution in half by 2040, says a new report which was underpinned by key contributions from the IIASA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases Program.  More

05 June 2016
Can carbon markets work?

Options Magazine Summer 2016: Carbon markets have been floundering, IIASA research explores whether they can be saved.  More

26 October 2015
Climate risk management

Options Magazine Winter 2015: Tacklingthe impacts of climate?related disasters using a risk layering approach.  More

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