IIASA Young Summer Scientists Program Blog
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.
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.
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.
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.
2019 YSSP participant Rory Gibb investigates the effects of future land use, climate, and socioeconomic change on disease risk, focusing on Lassa fever in West Africa.
Regina Buono investigates how the law can support or impede the use of nature-based solutions and help facilitate adaptation to climate change.
Muye Ru investigates the main health impacts of air pollution and what this means for the economy and social development of a country.
Roope Kaaronen investigates how changes in the urban environment affect people’s behavior and whether they will find it easy to engage in sustainable behavior in different environments.