Xu Wang and Pallav Purohit explain how climate-friendly and energy-efficient air conditioning could expedite building a low-carbon society in China.
How can research provide more effective decision-making tools to policymakers for better climate change mitigation policies?
Greg Davies-Jones delves into the topic of Capacity Development at IIASA and what the institute hopes to achieve in the coming years.
Charlotte Janssens and Petr Havlik explain how world trade can relieve regional impacts of climate change on food production and provide a way to reduce the risk of hunger.
IIASA alumnus Victor Maus describes his latest research in which he and IIASA colleagues mapped more than 57,000 km² of mining areas around the globe using satellite images.
Daniel Huppmann sheds light on how open-source scientific software and FAIR data can bring us one step closer to a community of open science.
The health of nature is intimately linked to the health of humans. A new IIASA-led study proposes pathways to reverse the current trend of biodiversity loss and shows that the next 30 years will be pivotal for the Earth’s wildlife.
Several members of the IIASA Strategic Taskforce share their views on the bold new IIASA strategic agenda, how it came to be, and what it promises for the future.
IIASA alumnus Marcus Thomson explains how what we have learnt about prehistoric farming cultures can be used to provide useful insights on human societal responses to climate change.
Lisa Thalheimer shares her journey in researching climate-related migration in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of taking mental health issues into account.
Nebojsa Nakicenovic explains how societal disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic can offer an opportunity for a more sustainable and innovative future.
IIASA researcher Sibel Eker explores the usefulness and reliability of COVID-19 models for informing decision making about the extent of the epidemic and the healthcare problem.
IIASA postdoc Martin Jung discusses how a newly developed map can help provide a detailed view of important species habitats and assist in ecosystem threat assessments and biodiversity modeling efforts.
Dilek Fraisl discusses how citizen science data can be harnessed to contribute to effective evidence-based policymaking and monitoring progress towards all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Ralph Keeney is a professor and consultant about decision-making. He describes his most recent book, Give Yourself a Nudge: Helping Smart People Make Smarter Personal and Business Decisions, and how it can impact you.