News

A rice field in the early morning light

24 January 2023

Supporting evidence-based policymaking in The Gambia

Researchers working on the FACE-Africa project have co-developed country-specific information and tools with Gambian food system stakeholders to evaluate possible strategies for adapting to climate change and ensuring sufficient healthy food for The Gambia. Their recommendations and key findings are now available in a new IIASA policy brief.
Concept of reducing CO2 emissions and carbon footprint to limit global warming and climate change on green nature background

18 January 2023

A new approach to sharing the burden of carbon dioxide removal

Carbon dioxide removal is key to meeting the climate goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A new study analyzes what fair and equitable burden-sharing means for nature-based carbon dioxide removal in developing countries.
Rio de Janeiro

19 December 2022

Can Ecology Inspire Transformations of Competition Law and Policy in the Digital Economy?

Economic thinking has continuously sought inspiration from natural sciences such as physics, biology, and mechanics. Elena Rovenskaya, as part of her ongoing research in ASA, delivered a presentation on the ecological concepts and theories which can revive economic thinking to better inform competition law and policy formulations in a dynamic digital environment. 

Events

16 February 2023 Online

Final conference of the SHAPE Project

22 February 2023 Online and Austrian Academy of Sciences (Doktor-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 2, Vienna)

Human development, sustainability, and agency

Focus

20 January 2023

Securing sustainable and resilient food systems for The Gambia

Policy Brief #36, January 2023. Co-developing resilient food and land-use systems can help bridge the gap between demand for sustainable, healthy food and attainable food supply in The Gambia.
Securing sustainable and resilient food systems for The Gambia

05 December 2022

Building trust in science for a sustainable future

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: Science-informed policy is crucial to solving the interconnected and complex global to local problems society faces today. There is, however, one essential element that is critical to the success of such an ambitious endeavor: trust in the scientific information provided.
Building trust in science

24 November 2022

Charting fair pathways to climate neutrality

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: Equitably sharing the costs of mitigation is vital to ensure a just transition to a net-zero world. By calculating the impact of national policies on global emissions and exploring different effort-sharing schemes, the ENGAGE Project is at the forefront of developing feasible solutions.
Science into policy