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JoAnne Linnerooth-Bayer

Emeritus Research Scholar / International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

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JoAnne Linnerooth-Bayer is an IIASA Emeritus Research Scholar with the Equity and Justice Research Group. She focuses on global change with particular interest in the risk of extreme events, nature-based solutions (NBS) for their mitigation, insurance for transferring risk. She has designed and tested novel stakeholder co-design techniques, as well as developed policy options to support risk reduction, risk transfer, and other forms of pro-active disaster risk management. She is a founding member of the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative as well as the Austrian Climate Research Program. She has been a contributing author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.