The Cercedilla Manifesto: Advocating for more environmentally and socially sustainable research meetings
Raquel Guimaraes and Debbora Leip argue that it is time for researchers to set an example by making research meetings more sustainable.
Finn Laurien and Reinhard Mechler share how systems resilience measurement can prepare communities facing multiple threats like Covid-19 and disaster and climate risks.
Tamás Krisztin discusses air travel restrictions and how effective they really are in terms of curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Santosh Karanam describes his efforts to visualize people’s reactions to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in real time as they are expressed on Twitter.
Liza Soutschek shares her journey in researching the institute’s history relating to the Cold War for her PhD dissertation.
Erich Striessnig discusses the risks posed by COVID-19 and shares research insights around the socioeconomic indicators related to the pandemic in Austria.
Raquel Guimaraes writes about efforts by the scientific community to encourage governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to increase COVID-19 test coverage.
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.