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Latest International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Stories

2012-04-02 15:49:26

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.

2011-11-28 17:35:18

For many people in the developing world getting enough food to eat is a persistent challenge.

2011-07-28 23:31:57

Future trends in global population growth could be significantly affected by improvements in both the quality and quantity of education, particularly female education.

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2011-06-29 05:40:00

A decline in Europe’s and the United States’ fertility rates is believed to have been caused by the global economic recession of 2008-2009, according to a new study.

2010-10-25 13:30:41

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.

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2010-10-12 13:35:00

Changes in population, including aging and urbanization, could affect global carbon dioxide emissions.

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2010-09-13 06:05:00

A study suggests that the cost of old age on health services in industrialized nations may need to be re-measured.

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2010-01-12 08:23:11

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.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).