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  • New Special Issue: Climate Change
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  • Sustainability and Climate Change is pleased to announce that Madhavi Venkatesan, PhD, faculty member, Department of Economics, Northeastern University, has become the Editor-in-Chief of Sustainability and Climate Change as of April 2021, taking the helm from editor Jamie Devereaux. We warmly thank and acknowledge Ms. Devereaux for her leadership and commitment to the Journal for the many years she served as editor of the publication.

  • Special Collection: Earth Day 2021

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  • Upcoming Special Issue: Pandemics, Socially Equitable Economic Advancement, and Resilient and Sustainable Systems

    Sustainability and Climate Change will publish a special issue focused on pandemics, socially equitable economic advancement, and resilient and sustainable systems. In the June 2021 special issue, we will explore the impacts of the pandemic, how it has revealed injustices across economic advancement and other sustainability measures, and how it may inform risk-based and opportunity-based best practices that move communities toward sustainable prosperity. Submit your manuscript

Aims & Scope


Sustainability and Climate Change is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to furthering the science of sustainability, sustainable development, and climate change. The Journal provides a forum for original research papers, as well as a compelling mix of feature article content—breaking news, commentaries, perspectives, and reviews—that supplement the research and highlight the social, ethical, and business issues facing the field.

Sustainability and Climate Change centralizes vital information and analyses, aiming to solidify and grow the community of innovative researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and activists in both sustainability and climate change science.

Sustainability and Climate Change coverage includes:

  • Sustainability in higher education
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Climate science
  • Climate justice
  • Integration of environmental, social, human, and economic goals
  • Corporate sustainability programs
  • Sustainable products, food, and agriculture
  • Design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings
  • Development of laws and policy

Sustainability and Climate Change is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Madhavi Venkatesan, PhD, Northeastern University; and Executive Editor Jamie Devereaux. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Students, researchers, faculty, and staff in the sustainability sciences; sustainability professionals across sectors; climate change researchers and activists; environmental engineers; energy conservationists; ecologists; financial and venture capitalists; among others.

Call to Action: A society that is environmentally viable, economically robust, and socially just and equitable—one that meets the needs of the present without compromising resources for future generations.

Indexing/Abstracting:

  • Scopus
  • EMBiology
  • Geobase
  • Sustainability Science Abstracts
  • CAB Abstracts
  • GreenFILE
The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.