International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Articles by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Water Management Interventions Push Scarcity Downstream

by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Human interventions to harness water resources, such as reservoirs, dams, and irrigation measures, have increased water availability for much of the global population, but at the same time, swept water scarcity problems downstream

Risk Analysis for Common Ground on Climate Loss and Damage

by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

The question of how to deal with dangerous climate change as being experienced and perceived by developing countries and communities has been one of the most contentious questions in international climate negotiations

Better Soil Data Key for Future Food Security

by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Future food security depends on a variety of factors—but better soil data could substantially help improve projections of future crop yields, a new study shows.

What Would It Take to Limit Climate Change to 1.5°C?

by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

A new study analyzes the required climate policy actions and targets in order to limit future global temperature rise to less than 1.5°C by 2100. This level is supported by more than 100 countries worldwide, including those most vulnerable to climate change, as a safer goal than the currently agreed international aim of 2°C.