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Health Fears Can Increase Pandemic Isolation Habits in Older Europeans

A new study has found that older Europeans are more likely to stick to pandemic rules if they think they are unhealthier than they actually are.
11-Jan-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How circular waste management systems can benefit the environment

A new IIASA-led study shows, for the first time, how circular waste management systems can help to effectively curb emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants.
10-Jan-2022 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

How we measure the effects of methane matters for climate policy

An international team of researchers explored how focusing either on the short- or long-term warming effects of methane can affect climate mitigation policies and dietary transitions in agriculture.
13-Dec-2021 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring the link between access to electricity and fertility

Access to electricity and modern cooking fuels increases the wellbeing of women and allow them to make informed reproductive choices, according to a new study just published in Nature Sustainability.
13-Dec-2021 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

A package of policies can help smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate

Researchers from Princeton University and IIASA investigated how different climate scenarios and policy interventions could affect smallholder farmers in Nepal.
2-Dec-2021 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


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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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