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Research Scholar Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions Research Group
Sustainable Service Systems Research Group
Energy, Climate, and Environment Program
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Ms. Benigna Boza-Kiss is a research scholar with the IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) program, in the Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS) and Sustainable Service Systems (S3) research groups. She is working on low emission and low energy demand scenarios, including their policy relevance and sustainable development (SDG) implications. Her main research interest is in understanding the trends and dynamics of technology, behavior and policy developments in the area of sustainable development, climate change, SDGs, and related to their nexus with other fields. Furthermore, she is responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the Energy and Carbon Emissions Inventories Database (ECDB) that can be used to show the trends and underlying factors of uncertainty in energy and emissions reporting.
Ms. Boza-Kiss holds an MSc in environmental science and policy from a joint program of the Central European University (CEU, Budapest, Hungary) and Manchester University. She also completed an MSc in Biology and a bachelor's degree in Scientific English Translation at Eotvos Lorand University (Budapest, Hungary). Prior to joining IIASA, she worked at CEU as a researcher on energy end-use technologies, and on the policy-science interface developing evidence-based policy support tools; at the European Commission, Joint Research Center (JRC) on energy efficiency policies, financing and demand side behavior; and at the GreenDependent Institute (Hungary) with a focus on the research-citizen interface related to sustainable lifestyles. Currently, she holds a parallel research position at CEU and is working toward her PhD on policy interaction.
Last update: 08 FEB 2021
Boza-Kiss, B. , Pachauri, S. , & Zimm, C. (2021). Deprivations and Inequities in Cities Viewed Through a Pandemic Lens. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities 3, e645914. 10.3389/frsc.2021.645914.
Kikstra, J. , Vinca, A. , Lovat, F. , Boza-Kiss, B. , van Ruijven, B. , Wilson, C., Rogelj, J., Zakeri, B. , et al. (2021). COVID-19 impacts on energy demand can help reduce long-term mitigation challenge. Nature Portfolio 10.21203/rs.3.rs-155224/v1. (Submitted)
Zakeri, B. , Paulavets, K., Barreto-Gomez, L., Gomez Echeverri, L., Pachauri, S. , Rogelj, J. , Creutzig, F., Urge-Vorsatz, D., et al. (2021). Transformations within reach: Pathways to a sustainable and resilient world - Rethinking energy solutions. IIASA Report. IIASA-ISC
Gomez Echeverri, L., Zakeri, B. , Alexander, S., Barreto-Gomez, L., Bazilian, M., Boza-Kiss, B. , Creutzig, F., Fritz, S., et al. (2020). Report on Second Consultative Science Platform. Bouncing Forward Sustainably: Pathways to a post-COVID World. Sustainable Energy. IIASA-ISC
TWI2050 - The World in 2050, (2020). Innovations for Sustainability. Pathways to an efficient and post-pandemic future. Report prepared by The World in 2050 initiative. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Bertoldi, P., Economidou, M., Palermo, V., Boza-Kiss, B. , & Todeschi, V. (2020). How to finance energy renovation of residential buildings: Review of current and emerging financing instruments in the EU. WIREs Energy and Environment, e384. 10.1002/wene.384.
Zakeri, B. , Barreto-Gomez, L., Boza-Kiss, B. , Gomez Echeverri, L., Fritz, S., Gielen, D., Ghoneim, R., Pachauri, S. , et al. (2020). Bouncing Forward Sustainably: Pathways to a post-COVID world. Sustainable Energy. IIASA-ISC
TWI2050 - The World in 2050, (2019). The Digital Revolution and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges. Report prepared by the World in 2050 initiative. IIASA
TWI2050 - The World in 2050, (2018). Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Report prepared by The World in 2050 initiative. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). Laxenburg, Austria
Grubler, A. , Wilson, C. , Bento, N., Boza-Kiss, B. , Krey, V. , McCollum, D., Rao, N. , Riahi, K. , et al. (2018). A low energy demand scenario for meeting the 1.5 °C target and sustainable development goals without negative emission technologies. Nature Energy 3 (6), 517-525. 10.1038/s41560-018-0172-6.
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