The National Member Organization (NMO) for Germany is the German Association for the Advancement of IIASA. Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funds the NMO and the IIASA annual membership fee.

Founding membership since 1972 as Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Sciences, Federal Republic of Germany (1972-1983), Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic (1972 to 1990), and German Association for the Advancement of IIASA (1984 to present but affiliate member 1998 to 2002).

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News

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01 March 2024

Johan Rockström to receive the 2024 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

It is our pleasure to announce that long-time IIASA collaborator and Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Johan Rockström, will receive the 2024 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
Technicians installing solar panels on a roof

26 June 2023

Are we building back better yet?

With the pandemic thankfully receding in the rear-view mirror while the climate crisis looms ever larger in front of us, it’s worth remembering the calls from 2020 to “build back better”. A recent study investigated how we are progressing on achieving this ambitious goal.
Rainforest

27 March 2023

Co-producing fair transformative pathways towards climate and biodiversity goals

Horizon Europe project RAINFOREST kick-off meeting

Focus

02 October 2023

Feasible futures

Policy Brief #41, October 2023. Embracing the notion of feasibility, this research shows that the world will probably overshoot 1.5°C, largely owing to low institutional capacity. Energy demand reduction and electrification are two options to turn down the heat, and addressing weak institutions is crucial.
PB41

28 November 2022

Standardizing migration data in Europe

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: Researchers illustrated the discrepancies in migration flow statistics across Europe to help standardize data and better understand migration patterns.
Regional impacts

Projects

From linear economy to a circular economy

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

Wind Farm With Wind Turbines In Agricultural Landscape in Austria

Wind In My Backyard (WIMBY)

Concept of disaster plan

Promoting disaster preparedness and resilience by co‐developing stakeholder support tools for managing the systemic risk of compounding disasters (PARATUS)

climate adaptation

A Gathering place to cO-design and co-cReate Adaptation (AGORA)

Publications