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Bashang grassland of Inner Mongolia against red sunset

14 April 2022

First uniform description of climate scenarios in German-speaking countries

A working group consisting of Austrian, German, and Swiss meteorological services and various federal, regional, and climate research institutes has presented a recommendation on a standardized German-language description of the illustrative climate change scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Wide angle view of Northern Arctic sea ice floes seen breaking up and melting leading into an atmospheric moody horizon with sunset.

04 April 2022

Keywan Riahi and Joeri Rogelj appointed to new European Scientific Advisory Board

IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment Program Director Keywan Riahi and Joeri Rogelj, a senior researcher at the institute, have been appointed to the new European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate Change. This new independent advisory body will provide scientific advice to underpin climate action and efforts by the European Union (EU) to reach climate neutrality by 2050.

Focus

17 November 2021

Plotting the future

Options Winter 2021: Scenarios are essential for exploring climate change. These stories of future Earth help to reveal how we might prevent global tragedy.
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31 October 2021

A policy framework for Loss and Damage finance

Policy Brief #32, October 2021. A comprehensive risk finance framework supports the identification of international funding options for reducing climate-related risk and addressing residual impacts beyond adaptation in vulnerable countries.
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