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KunstHaus Wien

21 May 2024

IIASA is among the scientific partners of the Vienna Climate Biennale with CircEUlar project

The first Vienna Climate Biennale started its 100 day long festival program in April. CircEUlar is among the scientific partners of the Biennale, providing content on the potential of circular economy strategies to combat climate change.
PV panels

29 April 2024

Think globally, act locally: IIASA completes PV system installation

The Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) recently partnered with a local photovoltaic (PV) supplier to implement a 220 kWp system using nearly 500 PV panels. With construction now finished, the investment anticipates yielding financial returns over the next decade. This initiative not only presents a substantial opportunity to reduce the Institute’s greenhouse gas footprint but also provides economical energy savings potential.
FLAM team at EGU24

23 April 2024

FLAM Goes EGU: Exploring Wildfire Research in 2024

The annual European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly took place from April 14-19, 2024, in Vienna. The FLAM Team participated significantly as conveners, oral presenters, and poster exhibitors in various sessions.

Focus

Sustainable building

21 December 2023

High wellbeing with low energy demand towards modern net-zero cities

Following the International Vienna Energy and Climate Forum in November 2023, IIASA researcher Benigna Boza-Kiss reflects on the contribution from the IIASA EDITS project team to this conference, which brought together experts from various disciplines to discuss multi-faceted energy demand in cities like Vienna.

Young people protesting climate change with megaphone and posters

13 November 2023

Empowering youth to spearhead the energy transition

The newly established International Vienna Energy and Climate Forum provided an opportunity to discuss best practices and present solutions to tackle climate change and achieve a green energy transition. Hossein Hassani and Nadejda Komendantova share their insights from a fireside chat at the event that focused on the role of young people in clean energy transitions.

Projects

From linear economy to a circular economy

Developing circular pathways for a EU low-carbon transition (CircEUlar)

school class

Mabadiliko ni sasa (Change is now): Co-designing a science-based climate peer-to-peer training for Kenya (ChangeIsNow)

Wind Farm With Wind Turbines In Agricultural Landscape in Austria

Wind In My Backyard (WIMBY)

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AAR2 - Austrian Assessment Report on Climate Change

Publications