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01 March 2024

Johan Rockström to receive the 2024 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

It is our pleasure to announce that long-time IIASA collaborator and Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Johan Rockström, will receive the 2024 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
SAS visit

27 February 2024

Slovak delegation from the Institute of Economic Research visits IIASA

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) hosted a delegation from the Institute of Economic Research of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS). The visit aimed at fostering collaboration and in-depth discussions on key economic models and research areas.
IIASA Director General John Schellnhuer with Martin Polaschek, Austria's Federal Minister for Education, Science, and Research

09 February 2024

Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research visits IIASA

Martin Polaschek, Austria's Federal Minister for Education, Science, and Research recently visited IIASA to discuss current research priorities and explore potential opportunities for collaboration between the institute and the Ministry.

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12 December 2023

Climate ‘tipping points’ can be positive too – our report sets out how to engineer a domino effect of rapid changes

In a new article just published in The Conversation, IIASA researcher Caroline Zimm, Steven R. Smith and Tim Lenton shed light on the domino effect of positive tipping points and offer insights into the demanding legwork required to catalyze the widespread sustainable transformations outlined in the landmark Global Tipping Points Report recently launched at COP28 in Dubai.

Egypt highlighted in red on blue digital planet Earth with lines illustrating a global network.

04 December 2023

Empowering global decision makers through impactful engagement with the North Africa Applied Systems Analysis Centre Diploma Program

Several IIASA researchers provided valuable input and presented workshops at the North Africa Applied Systems Analysis Center's Diploma Program earlier this year. IIASA researcher Ali Kharrazi shares his insights from this impactful engagement.