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An integrated modeling framework to assess surface and groundwater resources

In a new study, researchers applied a large-scale model linking surface water to groundwater, which can be used for estimating water resources at a high spatial resolution.
22-Sep-2022 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Over-reliance on biomass-based carbon removal technologies could increase climate and food security risks

An international team of researchers highlighted the inherent risk of relying too much on carbon removal technologies to limit climate change in a new study just published in Nature.
7-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lessons learned from COVID-19 mitigation measures

Researchers analyzed how the expectation of a vaccine influences optimal lockdown measures during a pandemic.
5-Sep-2022 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Citizen science: empowering citizens to address global challenges

IIASA researchers actively contribute to the development of citizen science and have recently published a primer aimed at both established and aspiring practitioners of this approach to highlight key issues and how to address them.
25-Aug-2022 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Add Your Voice to Build a More Sustainable Future

Help researchers identify key changes that could catalyze and facilitate systemic and structural transformations of our entire societies.
23-Aug-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Sustainable Path to Eliminate Hunger in Africa

To feed Africa’s growing population, agricultural-food systems need to be modernized. In a new study, researchers analyzed how continental free trade and agricultural development could ensure sustainable food security for Africa.
19-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Propane - a solution for more sustainable air conditioning

Current severe heatwaves that will likely increase in severity and frequency in the future are driving a rise in the use of air conditioners, threatening the environment with their high energy consumption and refrigerants with high warming...
16-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Weak Handgrip Strength May Signal Serious Health Issues

Muscle strength is a powerful predictor of mortality that can quickly and inexpensively be assessed by measuring handgrip strength.
25-Jul-2022 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Harnessing the Power of Crowd-Driven Artificial Intelligence

The European Research Council (ERC) will fund the development of an innovative platform incorporating the IIASA crowdsourcing game Picture Pile. IIASA Strategic Initiatives Program Director Steffen Fritz will lead the project.
7-Jan-2021 6:05 AM EST

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