IIASA

Type: Organization
Name: IIASA
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

IIASA calls for independence of internal auditors

Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa Claudelle von Eck says that internal auditors should remain independent in ensuring that companies put adequate controls in place to mitigate risks.In an interview on Morning Live ... [Published SABC - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Expert Workshop on Adaptation Financing and Implementation, June 2014

OECD Home › Environment › Climate change › This workshop held on 18-19 June 2014 focused on This The event was cDocumentsDay 1 – Wednesday 18 June 2014All presentations available on SlideShare.Climate change adaptation: progress and challenges• Mr. Michael ... [Published OECD - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

ICCG International Contest "Best Climate Practices for Energy Poverty Alleviation"

On the launching of the Best Climate Practices observatory's new platform, the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is inaugurating its second edition of the International Competition on Best Climate Practices with this year's invitation ... [Published Cordis - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Can we measure the ability to 'bounce back' from disasters?

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.When we buy insurance for our cars, we get our risks measured. But, is it possible to calculate the strength of a Bangladeshi family fighting floods this ... [Published AlertNet - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Multi-Objective Decision Making Tools through Citizens Engagement

Every real-world planning problem, especially in governance and policy-making, possesses several objectives that are typically subject to inherent conflicts with underlying tradeoffs to be discovered. Policy makers are in need of proper tools that will ... [Published EurActiv Press Release Service - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

"China’s Hidden Water Footprint"

IIASAChina’s richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country’s water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Maryland.Many developed regions ... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

China's hidden water footprint

China's hidden water footprint Laxenburg, Austria (SPX) Jul 08, 2014 - China's richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country's water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Claim: Putting a price tag on the 2°C climate target no more expensive than fossil fuels

Addressing climate change will require substantial new investment in low-carbon energy and energy efficiency – but no more than what is currently spent on today’s fossil-dominated energy system, according to new research from IIASA and partners. To limit ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Study Compares Solar Power Near Equal to Nuclear

According to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change concentrated solar power (CSP) could supply a substantial amount of current energy demand. The idea seems to be justify supplying a large fraction of the power supply in a decarbonized ... [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jun 24 2014]
Entities: Solar Power, IIASA, Nuclear
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

New Global Maps of Livestock Distribution

Led by Marius Gilbert -- Interfaculty School of Bioengineering , Université libre de Bruxelles -- and Tim Robinson (ILRI, Kenya), an international researcher team established new global maps of livestock distribution. This study should help to measure ... [Published Science Daily - May 30 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tiny Greenhouse Gas Emitters Have A Big Impact

Of the uncertainties facing climate modelers, climate feedbacks from decomposition by soil microbes are among the biggest.  The dynamics among soil microbes allow them to work more efficiently and flexibly as they break down organic matter – spewing ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

European flood losses could increase four-fold by 2050

Blue and Green: Losses from extreme floods in Europe could soar over the next 36 years, as climate change and socioeconomic development have an impact. In addition, extreme events will also become more frequent.The research, published in the journal Nature ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Mar 03 2014]

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A panel of experts, including Carlo Carraro (ICCG and Ca "Foscari University of Venice),Pippo Ranci (World Access to Modern Energy & EXPO2015 Association), Shonali Pachauri(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - IIASA), Saleemul Huq (International Institute for Environment and Development - IIED) and Raffaella Centurelli (International Energy Agency, IEA), will evaluate the practices in accordance with the above criteria and will award the Experts Choice Award: a precious Murano glass art item fashioned by a famous master craftsman."
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IIASA calls for independence of internal auditors [Published SABC - Aug 14 2014]
Expert Workshop on Adaptation Financing and Imp... [Published OECD - Jul 25 2014]
ICCG International Contest "Best Climate Practi... [Published Cordis - Jul 19 2014]
Can we measure the ability to 'bounce back' fro... [Published AlertNet - Jul 17 2014]
Multi-Objective Decision Making Tools through C... [Published EurActiv Press Release Service - Jul 16 2014]
"China’s Hidden Water Footprint" [Published Red Orbit - Jul 14 2014]
China's hidden water footprint [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 09 2014]
Claim: Putting a price tag on the 2°C climate t... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 03 2014]
Study Compares Solar Power Near Equal to Nuclear [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jun 24 2014]
New Global Maps of Livestock Distribution [Published Science Daily - May 30 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 22 2014]
Tiny Greenhouse Gas Emitters Have A Big Impact [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 07 2014]
European flood losses could increase four-fold ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Mar 03 2014]
Why�Young Adults Are Failing at Being Adults [Published The Street Latest - Mar 03 2014]
Livestock bred on a high-calorie diet ‘mo... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 25 2014]
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China's hidden water footprint [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 09 2014]
China's hidden water footprint Laxenburg, Austria (SPX) Jul 08, 2014 - China's richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country's water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems ...
Claim: Putting a price tag on the 2°C climate t... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 03 2014]
Addressing climate change will require substantial new investment in low-carbon energy and energy efficiency – but no more than what is currently spent on today’s fossil-dominated energy system, according to new research from IIASA and partners. To limit ...
Study Compares Solar Power Near Equal to Nuclear [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jun 24 2014]
According to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change concentrated solar power (CSP) could supply a substantial amount of current energy demand. The idea seems to be justify supplying a large fraction of the power supply in a decarbonized ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 22 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Sipping from the Internet Firehose…April 20, 2014 Chuckles , Invective, Pix, COP20+ , ...
Tiny Greenhouse Gas Emitters Have A Big Impact [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 07 2014]
Of the uncertainties facing climate modelers, climate feedbacks from decomposition by soil microbes are among the biggest.  The dynamics among soil microbes allow them to work more efficiently and flexibly as they break down organic matter – spewing ...
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