IIASA

Type: Organization
Name: IIASA
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 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

China's hidden water footprint

Many developed regions in China are not only drawing from their own water resources but also contributing to water depletion in other water-scarce regions of the country through imports of food and other water-intensive goods, according to the new study ... [Published Science Daily - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Two Degree Celsius Change in Climate to Cost 800 Billion US Dollars Per Year Globally

Additional investments of about 800 billion US Dollars per year are required globally from now to mid-century in order to limit climate change to 2 degree Celsius, reveals a new study.However, much of that capital could come from shifting subsidies and ... [Published MedIndia - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Much-needed $800bn renewable energy investment can come from fossil fuel subsidies

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 By, researchers from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) attempt to put a price tag on efforts to limit the global temperature rise to 2C.“Many countries say that they’re on board with the a target ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

2 degree Celsius change in climate to cost $800 bln per year globally

London, July 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that additional investments of about 800 billion US Dollars per year are required globally from now to mid-century in order to limit climate change to 2 degree Celsius.However, much of that capital could ... [Published TruthDive - Jul 03 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 Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Study shows greater potential for solar power

Concentrating solar power (CSP) could supply a substantial amount of current energy demand, according to the study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. In the Mediterranean region, for example, the study shows that a connected CSP system could ... [Published Environmental Research Web - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

CSP plants could run at 80% capacity (or better) throughout the year

According to a new study conducted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), a large, distributed network of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in the Mediterranean basin or the Kalahari desert in southern Africa would be ... [Published Gizmag - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 3 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

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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."
The researchers say that their new study lays the groundwork for smarter water resource management. Says Sun, "This is the first study that incorporates water consumption, water scarcity, and ecosystem impacts into an analysis that conveys the pressures on water resources. Using virtual water as a policy tool only makes sense if you take waterwater scarcity into account."
"This study goes beyond many other water footprint studies that it takes into account virtual water flows from water-scarce regions. This allows us to identify cases were importing water-intensive goods from other water-scarce regions may just shift the pressure to other regions. On the other hand we don't need to worry about a large water footprint if the water is imported from water abundant areas. Previous studies often failed to account for this important difference" says co-author Klaus Hubacek, a researcher at the University of Maryland
"Our study is the first to look closely at whether it's possible to build a power system based primarily on solar energy, and still provide reliable electricity to consumers around the clock, every day of the year. We find this to be possible in two world regions, the Mediterranean basin and the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa" says study co-author Anthony Patt, Professor of Human-Environment Systems, ETH Zurich Department of Environmental Systems Science, and an IIASA guest...

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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]
HLPF-2 Summary | 30 June - 9 July 2014 | New Yo... [Published IISD - Jul 12 2014]
China's hidden water footprint [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 09 2014]
China's hidden water footprint [Published Science Daily - Jul 08 2014]
CHINA: Research finds rich provinces drawing wa... [Published IWA Publishing - Jul 08 2014]
University of Maryland, the ETH Zurich, and the... [Published Reliance Trust - Jul 07 2014]
Two Degree Celsius Change in Climate to Cost 80... [Published MedIndia - Jul 06 2014]
Much-needed $800bn renewable energy investment ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 03 2014]
2 degree Celsius change in climate to cost $800... [Published TruthDive - Jul 03 2014]
Claim: Putting a price tag on the 2°C climate t... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 03 2014]
Extra $800bn needed per year to avert dangerous... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 02 2014]
Study shows greater potential for solar power [Published Environmental Research Web - Jul 01 2014]
Zurich North America helps guide White House ag... [Published Insurance Broadcasting - Jun 25 2014]
CSP plants could run at 80% capacity (or better... [Published Gizmag - Jun 24 2014]
Study Compares Solar Power Near Equal to Nuclear [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jun 24 2014]
Concentrating solar power has potential for lar... [Published Business Standard India - Jun 23 2014]
Greater potential for low-cost solar power plants [Published MyScience - Jun 23 2014]
Top 5 Industry News Stories of the Week: June 1... [Published Canadian Insurance Top Broker - Jun 19 2014]
Solar Panels Are Not Cell Phones [Published The Energy Collective - Jun 18 2014]
Trees could boost crop yield in Africa [Published Environmental Research Web - Jun 18 2014]
Study reveals conditions linked to deadly bird ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jun 17 2014]
Study reveals conditions linked to deadly bird ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jun 17 2014]
Zurich Calls for Comprehensive Resilience Effor... [Published Insurance Broadcasting - Jun 13 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]
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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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