IIASA News Feed https://www.iiasa.ac.at RSS Feeds from IIASA news en-en Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:34:38 +0100 IIASA researchers among top 1% of most highly cited scientists https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191119-Highly-Cited-Researchers.html Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:21:44 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191119-Highly-Cited-Researchers.html Beyond the green revolution https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191119-beyond-the-green-revolution.html Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:23:12 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191119-beyond-the-green-revolution.html How much energy do we really need? https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191118-how-much-energy-do-we-need.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:58:41 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191118-how-much-energy-do-we-need.html Nitrous Oxide levels are on the rise https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191118-nitrous-oxide-levels-on-the-rise.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:05:42 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191118-nitrous-oxide-levels-on-the-rise.html Using mountains for long-term energy storage https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191111-MGES.html Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:10:21 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191111-MGES.html Plants and fungi together could slow climate change https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191107-plants-and-fungi-slow-climate-change.html Wed, 06 Nov 2019 10:41:46 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191107-plants-and-fungi-slow-climate-change.html Switching to solar and wind will reduce groundwater use https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191106-solar-wind-energy-and-groundwater.html Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:16:02 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191106-solar-wind-energy-and-groundwater.html Improving governance is key for adaptive capacity https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191028-governance-in-ssps.html Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:59:29 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191028-governance-in-ssps.html Exposing blind spots in the carbon budget space https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191028-blind-spots-in-carbon-budget-space.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:26:33 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191028-blind-spots-in-carbon-budget-space.html Integrated solutions for the Indus Basin https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191025-integrated-solutions-for-indus-basin.html Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:22:59 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191025-integrated-solutions-for-indus-basin.html The long arm of childhood conditions https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191023-long-arm-of-childhood-conditions.html Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:59:58 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191023-long-arm-of-childhood-conditions.html A roadmap to make the land sector carbon neutral by 2040 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191021-roadmap-for-carbon-neutral-land-sector.html Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:01:01 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191021-roadmap-for-carbon-neutral-land-sector.html Assessing the benefits and risks of land-based greenhouse gas removal https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191017-ghg-removal-and-the-sdgs.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:38:51 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191017-ghg-removal-and-the-sdgs.html Population aging to create pockets of climate vulnerability in the US https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191011-us-population-aging.html Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:18:52 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191011-us-population-aging.html Sharing data for improved forest protection and monitoring https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191010-shared-global-reference-data-set.html Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:03:35 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191010-shared-global-reference-data-set.html Citizen science for sustainable development https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191009-citizen-science-and-the-sdgs.html Tue, 08 Oct 2019 10:46:33 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191009-citizen-science-and-the-sdgs.html Who is telling the truth about their health? https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191008-who-is-telling-the-truth.html Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:41:23 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/191008-who-is-telling-the-truth.html Assessing the effects of climate change on future wheat production https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190925-drought-and-wheat-production.html Wed, 25 Sep 2019 16:56:45 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190925-drought-and-wheat-production.html Operationalizing targets for biodiversity conservation and restoration https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190924-nature-map-earth.html Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:56:02 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190924-nature-map-earth.html Exploring the future of coal power in water scarce Asia https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190923-thermal-power-plants.html Mon, 23 Sep 2019 09:36:34 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190923-thermal-power-plants.html Exposing the dirty footprint of the broken grid https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190919-dirty-footprint-of-broken-grid.html Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:28:45 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190919-dirty-footprint-of-broken-grid.html Rethinking scenario logic for climate policy https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190918-rethinking-scenario-logic.html Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:45:57 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190918-rethinking-scenario-logic.html Landmark report outlines critical transitions for transforming food and land use https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190917-FOLU-global-report.html Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:31:29 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190917-FOLU-global-report.html How can we feed the world without overwhelming the planet? https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190911-food-security-and-conservation.html Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:21:48 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190911-food-security-and-conservation.html The future is now: Science for achieving sustainable development https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/WorldPopulation/News/190911-GSDR.html Tue, 03 Sep 2019 11:40:32 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/WorldPopulation/News/190911-GSDR.html Shonali Pachauri appointed as IIASA Transitions to New Technologies Program deputy director https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/19082_-_TNT_DD_Pachauri.html Tue, 27 Aug 2019 08:32:34 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/19082_-_TNT_DD_Pachauri.html Deep transformations needed to achieve the SDGs https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190826-deep-transformations-for-SDGs.html Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:33:01 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190826-deep-transformations-for-SDGs.html Crawford Stanley "Buzz" Holling, 1930-2019 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/alumni/InMemoriam/190826-holling.html Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:45:12 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/alumni/InMemoriam/190826-holling.html Taking on SDG 6: Launch of the Water Scarcity Clock https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190827-water-scarcity-clock.html Tue, 27 Aug 2019 11:21:09 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190827-water-scarcity-clock.html Addressing causes of mortality in Zambia https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190823-adult-mortality-in-zambia.html Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:44:22 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190823-adult-mortality-in-zambia.html Examining the link between caste and under-five mortality in India https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190820-caste-and-under-five-mortality.html Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:11:48 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190820-caste-and-under-five-mortality.html Uncertainty in emissions estimates in the spotlight https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190819-uncertainty-in-emissions-estimates.html Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:42:04 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190819-uncertainty-in-emissions-estimates.html Preserving forests is critical to slowing global warming https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190812-preserving-forests.html Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:44:42 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190812-preserving-forests.html Mapping the effects of drought on vulnerable populations https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190812-drought-and-child-stunting.html Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:02:37 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190812-drought-and-child-stunting.html Observation-driven research to inform better groundwater management policies https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190807-groundwater-management.html Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:39:11 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190807-groundwater-management.html How much carbon dioxide can tropical forests absorb? https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190805-CO2-fertilization-effect.html Tue, 06 Aug 2019 15:23:57 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190805-CO2-fertilization-effect.html Making a case for returning airships to the skies https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190802-airships-and-the-jet-stream.html Fri, 02 Aug 2019 10:00:07 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190802-airships-and-the-jet-stream.html Pathways to sustainable land use and food systems: First FABLE Consortium report launched https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190725-fable-report-launch.html Fri, 26 Jul 2019 10:00:01 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190725-fable-report-launch.html Understanding the drivers of a shift to sustainable diets https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190722-sustainable-diets.html Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:27:12 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190722-sustainable-diets.html Lifting the fog on carbon budgets https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190717-carbon-budgets.html Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:39:31 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190717-carbon-budgets.html Protecting a forgotten treasure trove of biodiversity https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190717-protecting-the-cerrado.html Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:26:36 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190717-protecting-the-cerrado.html Curbing indoor air pollution in India https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190715-indoor-air-pollution.html Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:54:45 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190715-indoor-air-pollution.html The Digital Revolution: Opportunities and challenges for sustainable development https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190711-TWI2050-digitalization-report.html Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:37:45 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190711-TWI2050-digitalization-report.html Picturing access to energy for all in sub-Saharan Africa https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190703-energy-for-all.html Tue, 02 Jul 2019 20:29:31 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190703-energy-for-all.html Leena Srivastava appointed IIASA Deputy Director General for Science https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190626-ddgs-announcement.html Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:02:46 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190626-ddgs-announcement.html Elena Rovenskaya appointed as IIASA Acting Deputy Director General https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/AdvancedSystemsAnalysis/190701-Rovenskaya-Acting-Deputy-DG.html Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:03:59 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/AdvancedSystemsAnalysis/190701-Rovenskaya-Acting-Deputy-DG.html Nebojsa Nakicenovic recognized as IIASA Honorary Scholar https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/achievements/awards/190625-Naki-honorary-scholar.html Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:04:17 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/achievements/awards/190625-Naki-honorary-scholar.html More energy needed to cope with climate change https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190624-Energy_demand_grow.html Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:30:51 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190624-Energy_demand_grow.html Exploring the causes of persistent corruption https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190611-persistent-corruption.html Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:04:33 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190611-persistent-corruption.html Education trumps age-structure in terms of providing a demographic dividend https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190611-education-demographic-dividend.html Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:27:47 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190611-education-demographic-dividend.html Is there a demographic need for migration in Europe? https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190604-demography-and-migration.html Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:51:51 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190604-demography-and-migration.html New study maps symbiotic relationships in forests worldwide https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190517-microbial-symbioses-in-forests.html Fri, 17 May 2019 09:05:23 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190517-microbial-symbioses-in-forests.html Shedding light on the key determinants of global land use projections https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190516-land-use-projections.html Thu, 16 May 2019 16:58:20 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190516-land-use-projections.html Horizon 2020 project launches innovative earth observation https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190515-H2020-e-shape.html Tue, 14 May 2019 12:19:03 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190515-H2020-e-shape.html Fixing a broken food system https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190514-fixing-the-food-system.html Tue, 14 May 2019 12:31:37 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190514-fixing-the-food-system.html Weighing up trade-offs between food security and climate mitigation https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190513-Food-security-climate-mitigation.html Mon, 13 May 2019 14:37:21 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190513-Food-security-climate-mitigation.html Trade could be key to balancing the conservation of natural freshwater sources and food security https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190513-Trade-key-to-conservation.html Mon, 13 May 2019 14:21:43 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190513-Trade-key-to-conservation.html Reducing carbon emissions while improving health is economically attractive https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190507-Reducing-carbon-economics.html Tue, 07 May 2019 09:21:56 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190507-Reducing-carbon-economics.html Gender in the transition to energy for all: From evidence to inclusive policies https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190506-Gender-and-energy.html Mon, 06 May 2019 16:42:18 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190506-Gender-and-energy.html Shocking economics: computing the effects of major events on out-of-equilibrium economies https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190417-Shocking-economics.html Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:29:12 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190417-Shocking-economics.html Investigating the global cropland footprint of EU non-food imports https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190415_nonfood_bioeco.html Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:26:19 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190415_nonfood_bioeco.html Rethinking conservation efforts for improved biodiversity https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190412-biodiversity.html Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:22:56 +0200 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190412-biodiversity.html Poor air quality to remain a problem in India despite pollution control policies https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190329-poor-air-india.html Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:15:39 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190329-poor-air-india.html Tibor Vasko (1931-2019) https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/alumni/InMemoriam/190321-tibor-vasko.html Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:23:59 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/alumni/InMemoriam/190321-tibor-vasko.html Radical transformation is required to meet sustainable development https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190313-GEO6Report.html Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:31:01 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190313-GEO6Report.html Hot or cold, rural residents more vulnerable to extreme temperatures https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190311-China-mortality.html Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:39:57 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190311-China-mortality.html New measures show population aging likely to end this century https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190227-aging.html Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:21:05 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190227-aging.html New report identifies critical investment needs for climate-friendly infrastructure https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190227-investment-climate.html Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:54:19 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190227-investment-climate.html Awards for young scientists https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190211-YSSP-awards.html Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:00:37 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190211-YSSP-awards.html Stalled fertility declines linked to disruptions in women’s education in Africa https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190207-African-fertility.html Thu, 07 Feb 2019 07:42:20 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190207-African-fertility.html Addressing cooling needs and energy poverty targets in the Global South https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190207-Energy-poverty2.html Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:26:10 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190207-Energy-poverty2.html Diffusing the methane bomb: We can still make a difference https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190206-Tundra-methane.html Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:25:47 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190206-Tundra-methane.html Biofuel production in sub-Saharan Africa could be prioritized for aviation https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190129-wwf-biofuel.html Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:17:10 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190129-wwf-biofuel.html New study establishes causal link between climate, conflict, and migration https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190123-migration-climate.html Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:45:42 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190123-migration-climate.html Integrated pathways for meeting climate targets and ensuring access to safe water https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190111-climate-water-balance.html Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:33:43 +0100 https://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/news/190111-climate-water-balance.html