The Russian Federation is one of the initiating founding member countries of IIASA. Since its creation in 1972 with the idea of the leaderships of the USSR and the USA to use scientific cooperation as a “bridge” for building relations between East and West, IIASA became a unique place where scientists from Russia and other parts of the world could work together on topical global problems.
Forty-five years of continuous intensive cooperation proved to be beneficial and created long-term benefits.
Russia is the world’s largest forest country. Being home to more than a fifth of forests globally, the country’s forests and forestry have enormous potential to contribute to making a global impact in terms of climate mitigation. A new study by IIASA researchers, Russian experts, and other international colleagues have produced new estimates of biomass contained in Russian forests, confirming a substantial increase over the last few decades. More
IIASA and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) are proud to announce the winners of their joint call for research proposals around the COVID-19 pandemic. More
Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) participant Felix Schenuit dives into the politics and challenges surrounding carbon dioxide removal in international climate negotiations. More
Serguei Kaniovski from the Austrian Institute of Economic Research writes about a recent study in which he and colleagues from IIASA revisited a classic growth model. More
Last edited: 18 November 2020
Info Sheet on IIASA Activities with Russia
Schenuit, F. (2021). Carbon Dioxide Removal Governance in Practice: Assessing developments in Brazil, China, India and Russia. IIASA YSSP Report. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA
Fadeev, A., Komendantova, N. , Cherepovitsyn, A., Tsvetkova, A., & Paramonov, I. (2021). Methods and priorities for human resource planning in oil and gas projects in Russia and OPEC. OPEC Energy Review 10.1111/opec.12213.
Böttcher, K., Paunu, V.-V., Kupiainen, K., Zhizhin, M., Matveev, A., Savolahti, M., Klimont, Z. , Väätäinen, S., et al. (2021). Black carbon emissions from flaring in Russia in the period 2012-2017. Atmospheric Environment 254, e118390. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118390.
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