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16 Jul 2021
UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment Program Director, Keywan Riahi, will participate in the UN High-Level Political F... More

05 Jul 2021 - 07 Jul 2021
Vienna Energy Forum 2021

Since its founding in 2008 by a joint initiative of IIASA, the Austrian Government, and the United Nations Industrial De... More

28 Jun 2021 - 02 Jul 2021
Power Tech 2021

IIASA researcher discusses the importance of open-source models in energy systems analysis at PowerTech 2021. More

14 Jun 2021 - 17 Jun 2021
International Energy Workshop

IIASA researchers discuss future demand for residential space heating and the goal of net-zero emissions at the 39th Ann... More

07 Jun 2021
New NGFS Climate Scenarios

IIASA researchers teamed up with NGFS to publish an updated set of climate scenarios to assess future climate-related ri... More

29 Apr 2021
EU Action on Black Carbon in the Arctic

Pollution Management Research Group Leader Zbigniew Klimont is a speaker at an online event held to publicise the EU-fun... More

26 Apr 2021 - 30 Apr 2021
Energy Transition Week 2021

IIASA scientists will participate as keynote speakers and panelists at the upcoming virtual Energy Transition Week 2021... More

21 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021
50th TFIAM meeting

Scientists from the Pollution Management Research Group will participate in the 50th meeting of the Task Force on Integr... More

19 Apr 2021 - 30 Apr 2021
IIASA at #vEGU21: Engage - Discover - Inspire

IIASA researchers will participate in the virtual European Geosciences Union 2021. The event aims to provide a forum wh... More

19 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021
IPCC WGIII virtual Lead Author Meeting (eLAM)

IIASA scientists are contributing to the IPCC Working Group III Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Author teams will be gath... More

13 Apr 2021 - 14 Apr 2021
Modelling the Impact on Circular Economy and Low Carbon Transitions of the COVID-19 Recovery Packages

Experts convene to discuss how to use economic models to investigate the links between the COVID-19 pandemic, response m... More

09 Mar 2021
ALPS International Symposium

Future strategy towards carbon neutral society was the focus of the ALternative Pathways toward Sustainable development ... More

01 Mar 2021 - 05 Mar 2021
Third ENGAGE Project Meeting

96 participants from more than 30 institutions and 15 countries participated in the 3rd ENGAGE Project Meeting, which wa... More

26 Jan 2021
Pathways to a sustainable post-COVID world – reports from the IIASA-ISC consultative platform

IIASA and the International Science Council (ISC) will present reports outlining key findings and insights drawn from th... More

21 Nov 2020 - 22 Nov 2020
IIASA and an international perspective on energy and sustainable development in Egypt

IIASA researcher Behnam Zakeri will speak at the International Conference of the Institute of National Planning of Egypt... More

07 Oct 2020 - 12 May 2021
Vienna Energy Forum Virtual Series

The VEF Virtual Series aims to progress agreed recommendations and deliver policy briefs with action-oriented solutions ... More

07 Jul 2020
TWI2050 @ High-level Political Forum & High-level Segment of ECOSOC 2020

Innovations for Sustainability: Pathways to an Efficient and Sufficient Post-pandemic Future. TWI2050 launches its thir... More

22 Jun 2020 - 07 Jul 2020
16 Jun 2020 - 17 Jun 2020
Vienna Energy Forum 2020

In light of a global health crisis unlike any other in our lifetime, the co-organizers of the Vienna Energy Forum (VEF)... More

04 Jun 2020
Launch of the 2020 Sustainable Development Goal 7 Energy Tracking Report and policy briefs

The annual UN 2020 Sustainable Development Goal 7 Energy Tracking Report is being launched along with 2020 Sustainable D... More

13 May 2020 - 14 May 2020
Scenario Submission Portal for IPCC AR6 WGIII

Lear about how to get your data included in the next IPCC report More

31 Mar 2020
The World in 2050 Writing Meeting 2020

The World in 2050 Initiative meets virtually to work on its next report focusing on innovations for sustainability and i... More

05 Mar 2020 - 07 Mar 2020
Second World Sustainable Development Forum (WSDF)

The theme of the forum is - envisioning towards limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. More

24 Feb 2020 - 26 Feb 2020
IIASA welcomes European experts on big ship pollution

Experts from across Europe will gather at IIASA for the first meeting of EMERGE - Evaluation, Control and Mitigation of ... More

03 Feb 2020 - 05 Feb 2020
Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs

Meeting of the IATT and 10-Member group under the TFM in preparation of the Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on Science, Techn... More

09 Jan 2020 - 10 Jan 2020
Expert Dialogue on Development, Energy, and Environment

Together with the Energy Foundation China and University of Maryland, IIASA is hosting an Expert Dialogue on Development... More

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Keywan Riahi

Program Director and Principal Research Scholar

Energy, Climate, and Environment Program

Program Director and Principal Research Scholar

Integrated Assessment and Climate Change Research Group - Energy, Climate, and Environment Program

Program Director and Principal Research Scholar

Pollution Management Research Group - Energy, Climate, and Environment Program

Program Director and Principal Research Scholar

Sustainable Service Systems Research Group - Energy, Climate, and Environment Program

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