The Footprint of Food

Options Magazine, Winter 2013/14: This issue contains the latest news and research from IIASA, including new IIASA research on food, water, climate, energy, and more.

Options Magazine Cover Winter 2013/14

Options Magazine Cover Winter 2013/14

 In this issue:

  • IIASA’s research into the impacts of food production and consumption,
  • Black carbon pollution that is contributing to a warmer Arctic,
  • A new multi-year flagship project to explore the challenges facing the Earth's tropical regions, 
  • ISI-MIP, a revolutionary project to explore how climate change will affect the human race.




Feature articles:

27 January 2014
IIASA tackles the tropics

Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 With its National Member Organizations in Brazil and Indonesia, IIASA will launch a multi-year flagship project for the Tropics  More

20 January 2014
Clearing the Arctic air

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 An IIASA study combines experiments and modeling with practical action to help cut pollution that is contributing to a warmer Arctic  More

13 January 2014
A passion for science

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 IIASA’s Elena Rovenskaya explains how IIASA researchers develop the models they use to understand complex systems  More

21 December 2013
The transitions of energy research

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014In this opinion piece, IIASA Deputy Director General and Deputy Chief Executive Officer Nebojsa Nakicenovic describes how energy research at IIASA evolved from groundbreaking studies in the 1970s to form the foundations of the international energy and decarbonization policy efforts today.  More

20 December 2013
The footprint of food

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 The food we eat has impacts on land, water, forests, and the world’s climate. IIASA research shows the way toward a more sustainable future.  More

06 December 2013
In the human interest

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 How will climate change affect people around the world? The new ISI-MIP project, a collaboration including 30 research institutes around the world, provides the most comprehensive assessment yet.  More


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