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Fulfilling the Enlightenment dream: Arts and science complementing each other

By Gloria Benedikt, IIASA Associate for Science and Arts

“For the real human story, history must comprise both the biological and the cultural,” wrote biologist Edward O. 862 more words


Sweet, sweet spring skiing

Outside the Munich Airport, a ski-tanned, ski-dude threw our gear into the back of a big van and we set off under darkening skies toward Austria. 442 more words


A futuristic view of farming

Within the next  few decades, the world will need to increase food production to support a growing population also striving for higher shares of animal protein in their nutrition. 1,043 more words

Food & Water

Interview: Inequality is a lifelong story

Tarja Halonen was the 11th President of the Republic of Finland and Finland’s first female head of state from 2000 to 2012. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability, and the Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders. 567 more words