By Bruce Beck, Imperial College London and Michael Thompson, IIASA Risk, Policy and Vulnerability (RPV) Program. What do Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium in London, the now glorious heritage of Islington’s housing stock, and the cable-car system in Kathmandu for getting milk supplies to that city, all have in common? They are (or were) all transformative in their own …
A participant in the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program reflects on the challenges and rewards of crossing interdisciplinary lines.
Accounting for land use in EU climate policy: Guest Post by former IIASA researcher Hannes Bottcher
Crisis management problems are getting more complex and complicated, but at the same time, governments have less and less resources for their management. How can research help decision makers plan for the unplannable?
Zero net global greenhouse gas emissions must become a reality before the end of the century if humankind is to stave off the worst effects of climate change. How can this be achieved?
IIASA demographer Erich Striessnig talks about new research linking population change with climate change scenarios.
An interview with Mia Landauer, IIASA guest research scholar, on the interrelationships between climate adaptation and mitigation policies, especially in cities.