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?
Julian Joseph explains the benefits of Disaster Risk Reduction investments using Tanzania and Zambia as a case study.
COVID-19 has disrupted the global energy sector, but it has also revealed opportunities. The International Science Council’s Husam Ibrahim explains.
The International Science Council’s Husam Ibrahim summarizes the IIASA-ISC Resilient Food Systems Report’s insights into how COVID-19 is impacting the food system and lessons learned from the pandemic.
COVID-19 saw people turn to science for reliable solutions, and actionable advice. The IIASA-ISC Strengthening Science Systems report addresses how science can be better prepared for future crises.
The International Science Council (ISC)’s Husam Ibrahim writes about insights gained from the recent IIASA-ISC Enhancing Governance for Sustainability Report.
Marie Franquin writes about her first six months as part of the IIASA Communications and External Relations team.
Thomas Schinko introduces an innovative and transdisciplinary peer-to-peer training program.
IIASA Repository and Open Access Manager Luke Kirwan explains the ins-and-outs of the Plan S policy towards full and immediate Open Access publishing.
Prakash Khadka and Wei Liu explain how unbridled, unplanned infrastructure expansion in Nepal is increasing the risk of landslides.
Shonali Pachauri discusses a new framework developed at IIASA to more accurately identify the energy poor.
Shorouk Elkobros shares her love for science communication and why she thinks it is pivotal for humanity.
Greg Davies-Jones finds out how COVID-19 has lightened the carbon footprint of IIASA and how it plans to integrate sustainability into future activities.