Venla Niva shares insights from a recent article exploring the interplay of environmental and social factors behind human migration.
Will opening protected areas to mining truly lead to economic development for Brazil? 2021 Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) participant, Sebastian Luckeneder is using spatial modeling to find out.
Asjad Naqvi and Irene Monasterolo discuss a framework they developed to assess how natural disasters cascade across socioeconomic systems.
IIASA researcher Marina Andrijevic tackles some inconvenient but fundamental issues around climate change adaptation.
Frank Sperling shares his thoughts on issues around sustainable and transformational food production in the context of the UN Food Systems Summit.
Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) participant Felix Schenuit dives into the politics and challenges surrounding carbon dioxide removal in international climate negotiations.
YSSP participant Lyndsie Wszola explores how human interactions with warming freshwater systems have affected the evolution of fish species.
Despite the political challenges, 2021 YSSP participant Eunbeen Park is researching ways to restore forests in isolated North Korea.
Do women lack power in the face of disaster? Are they really the fragile gender? Raquel Guimaraes’ research delves into issues of gender relating to disasters and climate change.
Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) participant Scott Spillias explores how the adoption of offshore seaweed farming could affect land use.
Florian Hofhansl writes about a successful paper recently ranked #32 on the 2020 list of the Top 100 most downloaded ecology papers.
Kekeletso Makau shares her experiences using IIASA Connect to bring in the South African systems analysis network.
Michael Spiro makes the case for why the world needs basic sciences for sustainable development now more than at any time in the past.
Three IIASA researchers explain how COVID-19 has impacted the poor in cities and what can be done to increase the future resilience of vulnerable populations.
Disaster Risk Reduction investments bring a wide variety of benefits, but are often not included in investment appraisals or recognized by funders. How do we change this?