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    Sustainability and Climate Change is staffed by undergraduate students who actively engage in the Journal's social media presence and assist as points of contact for authors and publishers to facilitate the book review process.

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  • Mobilizing for Sustainability

    The 2021 report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land.” Peer reviewed research into sustainable programs and climate change in reader accessible language is more important than ever.

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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. 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.