Latest International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Stories
Picky females play a critical role in the survival and diversity of species, according to a Nature study by researchers from the University of British Columbia and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria.
For many people in the developing world getting enough food to eat is a persistent challenge.
Future trends in global population growth could be significantly affected by improvements in both the quality and quantity of education, particularly female education.
A decline in Europeâ€™s and the United Statesâ€™ fertility rates is believed to have been caused by the global economic recession of 2008-2009, according to a new study.
A new assessment of future scenarios that limit the extent of global warming cautions that unless current imbalances in R&D portfolios for the development of new, efficient, and clean energy technologies are redressed, greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets are unlikely to be met, or met only at considerable costs.
Changes in population, including aging and urbanization, could affect global carbon dioxide emissions.
A study suggests that the cost of old age on health services in industrialized nations may need to be re-measured.
While governments around the world continue to explore strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a new study suggests policymakers should focus on what needs to be achieved in the next 40 years in order to keep long-term options viable for avoiding dangerous levels of warming.
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.