We are an international research institute that advances systems analysis and applies its research methods to identify policy solutions to reduce human footprints, enhance the resilience of natural and socioeconomic systems, and help achieve the sustainable development goals.
The Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy, a document advocating for a renewed global commitment to international scientific cooperation to help countries build stronger relations for the benefit of all of humanity, has been endorsed by more than one hundred eminent personalities from the academic and policymaking community.
Fairness is thought to be one of the key factors boosting support for much needed ambitious climate policies. A recent IIASA study offers practical ways of exploring climate policy options guided by different approaches to fairness. This will allow the identification of policies that, by virtue of their fairness, can be viable candidates for compromises emerging from climate negotiations.