07 September 2022
Over-reliance on biomass-based carbon removal technologies could increase climate and food security risks
An international team of researchers highlighted the inherent risk of relying too much on carbon removal technologies to limit climate change in a new study just published in Nature.
16 August 2022
Current severe heatwaves that will likely increase in severity and frequency in the future are driving a rise in the use of air conditioners, threatening the environment with their high energy consumption and refrigerants with high warming potential. A new study finds that switching to propane as a refrigerant could lessen the global temperature increase from space cooling.
04 August 2022
IIASA is proud to announce that Energy, Climate, and Environment Program Director, Keywan Riahi has been selected as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Vienna Climate Council. Members of the council are appointed by the mayor and agree to hold this position for at least two years.