Multiple research collaborations with partners in India as diverse as the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have brought new insights to the challenges that India faces.
In particular, IIASA applied systems analysis has brought a global perspective, interdisciplinary research expertise, and policy relevance to issues ranging from the future of India’s energy system to increasing the country’s food production.
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
A new analysis of food, energy, water, and climate change in the Indus Basin shows how a cross-boundary and multi-sectoral perspective could lead to economic benefits and lower costs for all countries involved. More
How can fast growing cities keep air pollution in check? A recent World Bank report highlighting IIASA research explores this tricky question, looking at the kinds of policies and actions cities have taken to tackle poor local air quality, thus providing lessons for other cities. More
Abhishek Kar shares his thoughts on the Indian government’s Ujjwala program, which aims to scale up household access to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for clean cooking. More
Last edited: 14 July 2020
Info Sheet on IIASA Activities with India
Dimitrova, A.K., Marois, G., Kiesewetter, G., K.C., S., Rafaj, P. , & Tonne, C. (2021). Health impacts of fine particles under climate change mitigation, air quality control, and demographic change in India. Environmental Research Letters 10.1088/1748-9326/abe5d5. (In Press)
Gibson, M., Rao, N. , Slade, R.B., Pereira, J.P., & Rogelj, J. (2020). The role of energy in mitigating grain storage losses in India and the impact for nutrition. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 163, e105100. 10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105100.
Peng, W., Dai, H., Guo, H., Purohit, P. , Urpelainen, J., Wagner, F. , Wu, Y., & Zhang, H. (2020). The Critical Role of Policy Enforcement in Achieving Health, Air Quality, and Climate Benefits from India’s Clean Electricity Transition. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (19), 11720-11731. 10.1021/acs.est.0c01622.
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