Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change

An internationally oriented research center at the University of Graz, the Wegener Center focuses on monitoring, analysis, modeling, and prediction of climate and environmental change, and includes the human dimensions of such changes.

IIASA has worked with the Wegener Center in the following areas:

29 April 2021
PETRA: The Role of Persistence in Tackling Austria’s Climate Target – Policies for The Transport Sector

The Austrian transport sector is crucially governed by “systemic delays”, caused by long-lasting infrastructure and vehicle stocks in operation for multiple years. In PETRA, these characteristics are linked with policies that had a succinct impact on the transport sector in the past to improve evaluating the delay and effectiveness of future policies. More

10 September 2019

Austria has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 with a view on meeting the 1.5°C and 2°C target set out in the Paris Agreement of 2015. This however requires a significant transformation of societies at all levels and in all sectors. More

08 June 2017

CoDesign aims to systematically identify the reasons behind energy transition gaps in Austria, thereby contributing to the revision of public policies in order to increase stakeholder engagement. More

12 May 2017

The overarching aim of RESPECT is to support the operationalization of comprehensive climate risk management in Austria and beyond by broadening the scope of the CRM framework towards a more inclusive involvement of stakeholders at different governance levels. More

22 October 2015
Linking Climate Change Mitigation, Energy Security and Regional Development in Climate and Energy Model regions in Austria (LINKS)

Focusing specifically on Austria's 'model regions', the project aims to provide insights into the implementation of the Austrian government’s previous target to become energy self-sufficient by 2050. More

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