For the next few weeks researchers are testing a new system to aid disaster damage mapping, providing much-needed real-time data to help communities recover and rebuild after disaster.
16-May-2017 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Droughts can travel hundreds to thousands of kilometers from where they started, like a slow-moving hurricane. A new study sheds light on how these droughts evolve in space and time, bringing vital new insight for water managers.
7-Mar-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Emissions of methane and ethane from oil production have been substantially higher than previously estimated, particularly before 2005.
1-Feb-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Changes in precipitation, which are linked to the warming of the Indian Ocean, are the main reason for recent changes in groundwater storage in India.
10-Jan-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers have developed a new tool for cities to optimize electric bus systems, which has now been used in Sweden’s first wireless charging bus system, launched in December.
9-Jan-2017 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The Paris Agreement on climate change goes into effect today, but while the agreement set ambitious targets for tackling climate change, scientists say there is a long way to go to achieve it. Research suggests pathways to get the world on track.
4-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Paris Agreement included groundbreaking text on the need for a mechanism to help identify risks beyond adaptation and support the victims of climate-related loss and damage—but how exactly it will work remains unclear. New IIASA research lends...
19-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study shows to where and to what extent palm oil plantations could be expanded, while avoiding further deforestation in pristine and carbon-rich tropical forests.
21-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites