Article: News 28 March 2023
IIASA researchers collaborated with the FAIRR Initiative – a collaborative investor network – on the development of a new IPCC-aligned climate risk analysis tool for investors. Analyses done using the new tool, show that climate-related cost increases could significantly affect the bottom lines of the largest listed livestock companies unless new strategies are urgently adopted.
Article: Other 28 March 2023
Increasing the policy impact and effectiveness of biodiversity monitoring in Europe: current state and gaps.
Article: News 27 March 2023
Horizon Europe project RAINFOREST kick-off meeting
24 April 2023
27 April 2023
The United Nations (UN) World Data Forum (WDF) is an event organized by the UN Statistics Division since 2017 to mobilize financial and political support for data, stimulate data innovation and foster partnerships around data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
19 June 2023
23 June 2023
Espaces Vanel Toulouse, France
The European Space Agency is organising the 11th International Workshop on Science and Applications of SAR Polarimetry and Polarimetric Interferometry, PolInSAR & Biomass.
24 March 2023
Increasing education opportunities for girls could help reduce preventable deaths in children under five
An IIASA study shows that maternal education, and particularly secondary education, plays a significant role in reducing deaths in newborns and children under five years of age in both rural and urban areas of India.
Article: News 24 March 2023
IIASA researchers contributed to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released earlier this week. The report highlights that there are multiple feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, and they are available now.
Global Webinar: A New global biodiversity framework for disaster and climate resilience: paving the way for people and nature
30 March 2023
30 March 2023
This Global Webinar, moderated by Elisa Calliari of the Systemic Risk and Resilience group in ASA, will provide an opportunity for protected area managers, government representatives, and relevant actors to come together to discuss key issues, exchange best practices, identify challenges, and discuss collaboration towards the successful implementation of the Global Biodiversity Framework. All are invited to join the webinar!
Article: News 23 March 2023
Climate change has serious consequences for the environment and people and is a major threat to economic stability. A new assessment reviews innovative, integrated research that underpins the economic case for strong near-term climate action.
Wolfgang Lutz delivers keynote address at the 56th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development
10 April 2023
11 April 2023
New York, USA
Wolfgang Lutz, IIASA Interim Deputy Director General for Science, will deliver a keynote address at the high-level opening of the fifty-sixth session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD). He will also speak at a side event co-organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the African Union Commission, and the Government of Germany.
06 December 2023
07 December 2023
The IIASA Population and Just Societies Program, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and the University of Vienna are co-organizing and cordially inviting you to submit papers to the Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2023 on Exploring Population Heterogeneities.
Article: News 22 March 2023
Petr Havlík has been appointed to lead the IIASA Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) Program.
22 March 2023
22 March 2023
Vienna International Centre
An Expert Group Meeting in preparation for HLPF 2023: Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels
Policy REcommendations to Maximise the beneficial Impact of Unexplored Mobilities in and beyond the European Union (PREMIUM_EU)
The aim of the Premium_EU project funded by Horizon Europe is to explore the impacts and benefits of European migration - between and within countries - and how it contributes to the development of vulnerable regions in Europe. The consortium of researchers will utilize quantitative modeling and qualitative case studies to better understand and model the socioeconomic and demographic impacts of migration and will provide user-friendly tools to policymakers to support evidence-based policymaking.
Article: News 21 March 2023
IIASA Interim Deputy Director for Science, Wolfgang Lutz, has received the Austrian Research Association’s 2023 Science Prize for his excellent scientific achievements and the scientific-political relevance and high topicality of his research.