Research collaborations between IIASA and the People’s Republic of China (China) have been highly productive since China became a member country of IIASA in 2002 through the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).
Since 2010, research collaborations between IIASA and China have focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, sustainable agriculture, water resources, disaster preparedness, demography, and the transition to a sustainable energy system in China.
Hydropower has massive potential as a source of clean electricity, and the Indus basin can be a key player in fulfilling long-term energy storage demands across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. IIASA researchers explored the role the Indus basin could play to support global sustainable development. More
Options Summer 2020: Smallholder farmers in the Western Cape of South Africa are particularly vulnerable to the region’s recurrent droughts. IIASA researchers looked into the impacts of the most recent drought to hit the region and how smallholder farmers adapted to the situation. More
Adopting policies that are consistent with achieving the Paris Agreement and prioritize health, could annually save 6.4 million lives due to healthier diets, 1.6 million lives due to cleaner air, and 2.1 million lives due to increased physical activity, according to new research. More
Maryna Strokal discusses a new integrated approach to finding cost-effective solutions for nutrient pollution and coastal eutrophication developed with IIASA colleagues. More
Last edited: 16 December 2020
INFO SHEET ON IIASA ACTIVITIES WITH CHINA
Yue, H, Worrell, E, Crijns-Graus, W, & Zhang, S. (2021). The potential of industrial electricity savings to reduce air pollution from coal-fired power generation in China. Journal of Cleaner Production 301, e126978. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126978.
Xu, M., Qin, Z., Zhang, S. , & Xie, Y. (2021). Health and economic benefits of clean air policies in China: A case study for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. Environmental Pollution, e117525. 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117525. (In Press)
Xu, M., Qin, Z., & Zhang, S. (2021). Integrated assessment of cleaning air policy in China: a case study for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. Journal of Cleaner Production 296, e126596. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126596.
Duan, H., Zhou, S., Jiang, K., Bertram, C., Harmsen, M., Kriegler, E., van Vuuren, D.P., Wang, S., et al. (2021). Assessing China’s efforts to pursue the 1.5°C warming limit. Science 372 (6540), 378-385. 10.1126/science.aba8767.
Jie, D., Xu, X., & Guo, F. (2021). The future of coal supply in China based on non-fossil energy development and carbon price strategies. Energy 220, e119644. 10.1016/j.energy.2020.119644.
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