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Climate action can lessen poverty and inequality worldwide

A new international study shows that the redistribution of revenues from a carbon tax can promote equity and protect marginalized populations.
30-Nov-2021 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why we must avoid temperature overshoot

A new international study coordinated by IIASA shows how near-term mitigation can help to prevent an overshoot in global temperatures, thereby reducing climate risks and bringing long-term economic gains.
29-Nov-2021 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring pathways to reduce the economic and environmental risks of climate change

A new study by an international team of researchers explored the physical and macroeconomic impacts associated with mitigation pathways with different levels of temperature overshoot.
29-Nov-2021 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Crowdsourcing data to monitor progress on the SDGs

A new IIASA-led study explored the use of a citizen science tool known as Picture Pile to see how it could contribute to monitoring progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
25-Nov-2021 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Agriculture and Conservation Objectives Do Not Have to Be at Odds

A new study finds that integrating food production and biodiversity conservation within a single spatial planning framework can minimize trade-offs to the benefit of both nature and people.
12-Nov-2021 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cutting ammonia emissions is a cost-effective way to prevent air pollution deaths

Tackling pollution from the emission of nitrogen compounds, particularly ammonia, could reduce many of the 23.3 million years of life that were lost prematurely across the world in 2013 due to nitrogen-related air pollution.
4-Nov-2021 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global climate change impacts on crops expected within 10 years

Climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat by 2030 if current trends continue, according to a new international study.
1-Nov-2021 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How recovery from COVID-19 and climate policies might affect the use of “clean” cooking fuels

A group of IIASA researchers shows how recovery from the pandemic and climate mitigation policies might affect access to clean fuels.
28-Oct-2021 3:05 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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