Article: News 29 September 2023
IIASA recently welcomed Ron Milo, an Associate Professor from the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, to discuss ongoing research projects and explore future collaborations between the two institutes.
Article: News 13 September 2023
IIASA is proud to announce the launch of its Flagship Report, "Systems Analysis for Sustainable Wellbeing. 50 Years of IIASA Research, 40 Years After the Brundtland Commission, Contributing to the Post-2030 Global Agenda” on Wednesday, 13 September 2023 at an official UN event in the framework of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly and the Sustainable Development Goals mid-term review.
Article: News 30 August 2023
An Austrian choreographer, an American playwright, and a Dutch composer have collaborated with scientists to shed light on various dimensions of the ecological crisis in artistic ways. On 6 October 2023 at 20:00 CET, they will present some of their work in an engaging program titled “What We Want” at the MuTh, one of Vienna’s well-known concert halls.
Article: News 23 August 2023
A new study finds that standalone solar photovoltaic irrigation systems have the potential to meet more than a third of the water needs for crops in small-scale farms across sub-Saharan Africa.
Article: News 16 August 2023
In a momentous celebration of their outstanding contributions to systems analysis and lifelong dedication to IIASA, five eminent researchers have been honored with the esteemed title of IIASA Distinguished Emeritus Research Scholar.
Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) Water Security (WAT) Agriculture, Forestry, and Ecosystem Services (AFE) Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Sustainable Service Systems (S3) Integrated Assessment and Climate Change (IACC) Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS) Population and Just Societies (POPJUS) Equity and Justice (EQU) Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing (SHAW)
Article: News 08 August 2023
India's road transport transition requires energy efficiency and cleaner energy sources to combat emissions growth and air pollution.
Article: News 01 August 2023
It is our honor to announce that Nebojsa (Naki) Nakicenovic has been awarded the title of IIASA Distinguished Emeritus Research Scholar. This prestigious honor marks a momentous occasion as he celebrates his 50th anniversary at IIASA at the same time.
Article: News 26 July 2023
Europe still faces numerous challenges in reducing air pollution. A new study by an international team of researchers identified the reduction of ammonia emissions as a cost-effective measure to reduce concentrations of fine particulate matter in the atmosphere.
Article: News 21 July 2023
We are delighted to announce and extend our warmest congratulations to IIASA Emeritus Research Scholar Nebojsa Nakicenovic on his appointment as a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS).
Article: News 20 July 2023
IIASA recently launched the Climate Solutions Explorer – a comprehensive resource that visualizes and presents vital data about climate mitigation, climate impacts, vulnerabilities, and risks arising from development and climate change.
Article: News 17 July 2023
A new study proposes ways to better incorporate adaptation in climate change research, addressing the uneven distribution of adaptation capacities and needs worldwide.
Article: News 13 July 2023
The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2023 kicked off at the UN Headquarters in New York this week. IIASA is involved in several capacities at this international conference to support policymakers in countries around the world with science-based inputs to help them develop effective policies to address the interconnected global challenges and opportunities society faces today.
Article: News 10 July 2023
Registrations are open for the newly established International Vienna Energy and Climate Forum, which will take place for the first time on 2 and 3 November 2023 at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. It will bring together high-level representatives from member states, international organizations, business, and science including youth representatives and more than 1,000 international experts to discuss best practices and present solutions to tackle climate change and achieve a green energy transition.
Article: News 05 July 2023
Researchers from IIASA and the University of Maryland in the US have found that nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, could be readily abated with existing technology applied to industrial sources.
Article: News 04 July 2023
IIASA was honored to welcome a delegation from the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) led by GEIDCO Executive Vice Chairman Liu Zehong.
Article: News 03 July 2023
IIASA is proud to announce that no less than 32 researchers and alumni affiliated with the institute have been included in the 2023 Research.com Top Scientists ranking in various areas of expertise.
Article: News 26 June 2023
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.
Article: News 22 June 2023
A new IIASA-led study explored fairness and feasibility in deep mitigation pathways with novel carbon dioxide removal, taking into account institutional capacity to implement mitigation measures.
Article: News 15 June 2023
Today, the European Advisory Board on Climate Change officially published advice to the European Commission, presenting evidence for a 2040 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target, which was substantially informed by an analysis conducted by IIASA.
Article: News 31 May 2023
IIASA researchers contributed to a new study in Nature, that for the first time presents quantifiable numbers and a solid scientific foundation to assess the state of our planetary health, not only regarding Earth System stability and resilience, but also in terms of human wellbeing and justice.