IIASA's Magazine Options

Options Magazine presents IIASA and its latest research for a non-specialist audience. Read articles online or download previous issues as a PDF.

An infinite number of futures

Options Magazine, Winter 2016: What does the future hold for our planet? This issue of Options highlights a new toolbox for researchers to explore the future of the planet, humanity, and climate. More

Making the change

Options Magazine, Summer 2016: This issue explores whether we have got what it takes to make the transition to a sustainable world. More

Systems analysis for sustainable development

Options Magazine, Winter 2015: In this issue, read how holistic research brings new insight to the interlinked challenges of development, human wellbeing and the environment. More

Getting to Eureka

Options Magazine, Summer 2015: In this issue, read how an interdisciplinary research environment leads to unexpected discoveries. More

Quality not quantity

Options Magazine, Winter 2014/15: In this issue, find the latest on IIASA’s new population projections, stakeholder engagement, resilience to natural disasters, and a new effort to target inequality as a key element of sustainable development. More

Climate change - what next?

Options Magazine, Summer 2014: In this issue, read the latest research in climate change vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation options, as well as new findings on elemental balance in the environment, citizen science and land cover, and IIASA’s unique advisory role for policymakers in Europe and beyond. More

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. More

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