IIASA

Type: Organization
Name: IIASA
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Global connections, shareholder divestment and Stanford

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir, 1911, “My First Summer in the Sierra”Today’s divestment campaign at Stanford, focused on fossil energy companies and climate change, has ... [Published Stanford Daily - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Improved electricity access has little impact on climate change -- ScienceDaily

Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change."Energy access is ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Low Carbon emissions can be beneficial for developing countries

Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that expanding energy access increases CO2 emissions but in India and other developing countries it could have positive effects and very little effect on climate change.Improving household electricity ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Can the world produce enough food for 2 billion more people? Reuters 35 mins ago

© Phil Klein/CorbisChuck Lenet mows the weeds on his organic farm at the 7th Heaven Organic Farms in Cayucos, California. The nation's largest grocery retailer, Wal-Mart, has decided that offering more organic food will help modernize its image and broaden ... [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Growers Nation brings citizen science to the farm

Knowing what to plant and when is vital information both for farmers and for gardeners who want to grow their own fruits and vegetables.The Growers Nation app provides this information as well as other vital details in an easy-to-use format designed for ... [Published Agri View - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Citizen, farm, farmer
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Benefits of Systems Analysis for Policy Support

Event Information October 10, 2014 2:30 AM - 4:00 AM EDT 302 Brookings-Tsinghua Center, School of Public Policy and ManagementTsinghua UniversityBeijing On October 10, 2014, the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University is co-hosting ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Growers Nation brings citizen science to the farm

Tags: africa , agriculture , climate , climate change , crop , crop yields , crops , disease , education , food , fruits , lead , soil , vegetables , yieldsUse our new app to join a global citizen science community of farmers and gardeners. - Growers ... [Published AgroTimes.com - Oct 08 2014]
Entities: farmer, Citizen, IIASA, farm
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Plus Side of Population Aging

Here at ThirdAge, we're delighted to spread some good news about the the fact that the population in the U.S. and other developed countries is increasingly older than in the past. Most academic discussions of this trend so far have focused on the potential ... [Published ThirdAge - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

Aging Population Proves Beneficial; Increases Education Levels, Better Health, Quality Of Life

One of the great achievements of medical sciences is that people are living longer. Since the 1950s, life expectancy has jumped almost 20 years in developed countries. But this, coupled with declining birth rates, has raised serious debates on the threat ... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

9 billion or 11 billion? The research behind new population projections

Demographers from the United Nations Population Division and several universities published a paper in Science last week that argues the world population is unlikely to stop growing this century. They calculate that there is an 80% probability that world ... [Published Peak Oil - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

CO2 emissions rose to 36 bn tonnes in 2013

Global CO 2 emissions from fossil fuel and cement production grew to a record high of 36 billion tonnes in 2013.According to the Global Carbon Project’s 2014 Carbon Budget, fossil fuel CO 2 emissions are projected to increase 2.5% in 2014, bringing the ... [Published Infrastructure News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Earth to host 11 billion people by end of century

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- World citizens be warned: if new projections are correct, there's going be a lot less elbow room by the end of the century. That's because there are going to be a lot more people around -- upwards of 12 billion of them, according ... [Published UPI - Sep 19 2014]

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"Energy access is fundamental to development: it brings improvements to all aspects of life, including education, communication, and health" says IIASA researcher Shonali Pachauri, who conducted the study
"We need only to look to China to see the consequences of rapid growth on emissions in a country of a billion-plus people" says Roger Pielke Jr at the University of Colorado in Boulder...
"Obviously 2 billion more people would mean greater pressures on food production and on the environment" said John Wilmoth, director of the United NationsUnited Nations Population Division, ahead of a panel discussion on Wednesday on feeding the world at...
"The Growers Nation app tells you which fruits, vegetables and other crops will grow well in your area, and when it's best to plant and harvest them. You can also connect with other local growers to learn useful growing tips and share your knowledge" says Tobias Sturn, the lead app developer on the project

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Global connections, shareholder divestment and ... [Published Stanford Daily - Oct 21 2014]
Improved electricity access has little impact o... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
Low Carbon emissions can be beneficial for deve... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 20 2014]
Powering up the poor shouldn't hurt the climate [Published New Scientist - Oct 19 2014]
Can the world produce enough food for 2 billion... [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 15 2014]
Growers Nation brings citizen science to the farm [Published Agri View - Oct 14 2014]
Benefits of Systems Analysis for Policy Support [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 10 2014]
Benefits of Systems Analysis for Policy Support [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Oct 10 2014]
Growers Nation brings citizen science to the farm [Published AgroTimes.com - Oct 08 2014]
The Plus Side of Population Aging [Published ThirdAge - Oct 01 2014]
Aging Population Proves Beneficial; Increases E... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 24 2014]
Here's The Good News About Our Ageing Population [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 24 2014]
The plus side of population aging [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 24 2014]
CO2 emissions rose to 36 bn tonnes in 2013 [Published Infrastructure News - Sep 24 2014]
9 billion or 11 billion? The research behind ne... [Published Peak Oil - Sep 23 2014]
Study: Earth to host 11 billion people by end o... [Published UPI - Sep 19 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]
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Benefits of Systems Analysis for Policy Support [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 10 2014]
Event Information October 10, 2014 2:30 AM - 4:00 AM EDT 302 Brookings-Tsinghua Center, School of Public Policy and ManagementTsinghua UniversityBeijing On October 10, 2014, the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University is co-hosting ...
Benefits of Systems Analysis for Policy Support [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Oct 10 2014]
Event Information October 10, 2014 2:30 AM - 4:00 AM EDT 302 Brookings-Tsinghua Center, School of Public Policy and ManagementTsinghua UniversityBeijing On October 10, 2014, the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University is co-hosting ...
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 ...
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