Leena Ilmola-Sheppard discusses the value of using novel research methods to produce fast results to inform policies that address immediate problems like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Raya Muttarak writes about what we have learnt about the COVID-19 outbreak so far, and how collective mitigation measures could influence the spread of the disease.
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.
Luo’s recent publication in the Journal of Cleaner Production considers the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable communities when exploring policy insights for Dar es Salaam’s energy transition.
Maryna Strokal discusses a new integrated approach to finding cost-effective solutions for nutrient pollution and coastal eutrophication developed with IIASA colleagues.
Leila Niamir describes how her research findings answer this important question and the model developed to support policymakers’ decision by exploring impacts of behavioral and social dynamics in the transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient societies.
Sonja Spitzer discusses how survey data often fails to capture all socioeconomic groups and explains how to ensure health information used by policymakers is based on accurate statistics.
Roman Hoffmann outlines how education significantly contributes to increasing pro-environmental actions among low-income households in the Philippines.
Florian Hofhansl shares his experience presenting the wildfire climate impacts and adaptation model (FLAM) at the Google Exhibition Booth at the 2019 American Geosciences Union meeting.
Jan Marco Müller shares his insights on the recent forum in Vienna that brought together science advisors to ministers of foreign affairs from across the world and leading science diplomacy experts.
Towards a step-change for dealing with critical risks ‘beyond’ adaptation and the Loss and Damage policy debate.
Teresa M. Deubelli and Reinhard Mechler discuss how the principles of risk governance can help deal with critical risks beyond adaptation and the Loss and Damage policy debate.
Luiza Toledo writes about how the IIASA Women in Science Club are creating a safe space to talk about and advance gender equality in science.
Brian Fath and colleagues discuss the application of ecosystem principles to environmental nanagement and the recently released second edition of their book, A New Ecology.
Award-winning climate communicator Katharine Hayhoe discusses the importance of effective science communication in overcoming barriers to public acceptance of climate change.
Adriana Gómez-Sanabria discusses the results of a new study on the impacts of various technologies to treat wastewater from the fish processing industry in Indonesia.