Science and Diplomacy: bridging a gap between science and policy

On July 28, our team led the Future of Food simulation during an online Science and Diplomacy course organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). The participants, pairs consisting...

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Annual retreat: time to plan strategies for another year filled with projects

We are more than happy to say that this year Centre For Systems Solutions team grew to the size we have not anticipated: there are now 17 team members – each one a specialist in a different field. We...

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New simulation design framework presented at the IIASA Scenario Forum

Piotr Magnuszewski presented a new framework for scenario design using social simulations at the Scenarios Forum session on Social Simulations for Exploring Sustainable Futures. 5 Steps Approach: scenario design through social simulations Scenario design serves as a basis for taking actions...

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Making Europe’s Future Sustainable: we are part of yet another Erasmus+ project

The kick of meeting of Making Europe's Future Sustainable project took place in Vienna on June 20. The initiative financed under the Erasmus + program is aimed at youth (aged 14-19 years) and their teachers. It assumes the creation of...

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RURITAGE Simulation at the Future Scenario Workshop organized by UNESCO

On June 9 and 10, Piotr Magnuszewski and Noam Obermeister held a RURITAGE simulation session at the Future Scenario Workshop at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. During the RURITAGE conference, practitioners and international experts on rural development, local communities implementing...

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The Future of Food simulation at the “Science advice under pressure” conference organized by SAPEA

On April 27, we had an opportunity, in collaboration with International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), to conduct a hybrid event on the largest scale in the history of our organisation. It took place during the “Science advice...

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The Future of Food simulation at the Inkundla conference

Sustainability Research + Innovation Inkundla Congress 2022 took place online on April 21. As part of the event, we had the pleasure to lead the session “Cascading Climate Impacts across Geographical Boundaries” during which Piotr Magnuszewski and Michalina Kułakowska...

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Social simulation on urban mobility in Vienna – RECREATE, Games for Climate Days

Łukasz Jarząbek conducted another workshop on urban mobility and public spaces in the city of Vienna as part of the RECREATE project. Roads, sidewalks and public squares should be built for residents and climate-friendly, low-emission transportation. That is why, Vienna has...

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‘Lessons from COVID-19 for managing transboundary climate risks and building resilience’

A new article entitled "Lessons from COVID-19 for managing transboundary climate risks and building resilience" co-created by Piotr Magnuszewski and Łukasz Jarząbek has been published in the Climate Risk Management journal. It sheds light on the challenges revealed by the...

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“Europe’s cross-border trade, human security and financial connections: A climate risk perspective” CASCADES article published

The applications of our Cascading Climate Impacts were described in the new article "Europe's cross-border trade, human security and financial connections: A climate risk perspective" created by the CASCADES consortium. The article explores the potential impact transmission pathways of...

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