Research collaborations between IIASA and Germany have been highly productive throughout IIASA history.
Since 2010, this cooperation has involved over 70 German organizations and led to over 1,200 joint scientific publications and wide-ranging policy advice delivered via organizations such as the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).
Joint studies focus on the complex global systems that affect Germany, its economy, and its people. Research topics include transformation paths to a sustainable energy system, the impact of demographic change in Germany and optimizing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These activities are complemented by scientific exchange with over 1000 researchers visiting Germany from IIASA and over 760 researchers, advisors and diplomats visiting IIASA from Germany.
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IIASA ACTIVITIES WITH GERMANY
Brauers, H., Braunger, I., & Jewell, J. (2021). Liquefied natural gas expansion plans in Germany: The risk of gas lock-in under energy transitions. Energy Research & Social Science 76, e102059. 10.1016/j.erss.2021.102059.
Komendantova, N. (2021). Transferring awareness into action: A meta-analysis of the behavioral drivers of energy transitions in Germany, Austria, Finland, Morocco, Jordan and Iran. Energy Research & Social Science 71, e101826. 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101826.
Palka, M. & Hanger, S. (2019). Agricultural drought risk management in Germany: Insurance solutions and other public support measures. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
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