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.
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
Options Winter 2020: Research shows that policy interventions targeting particularly vulnerable populations are needed to curb the effects of changing weather patterns on the health of at risk children in India and elsewhere. More
IIASA researchers have developed a novel measurement framework to track energy poverty that better aligns with the services people lack rather than capturing the mere absence of physical connections to a source of electricity. This alternative framework can aid better tracking of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 by virtue of its simplicity and sensitivity to the diversity in service conditions among the poor. 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
Gibson M, Rao N , Slade RB, Pereira JP, & 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. DOI: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. DOI:10.1021/acs.est.0c01622.
Dimitrova A & Muttarak R (2020). After the floods: Differential impacts of rainfall anomalies on child stunting in India. Global Environmental Change 64: e102130. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102130.
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