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© SpringerQuantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The assessment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and air pollutants emitted to and removed from the atmosphere ranks high on international political and scientific agendas. Growing international concern and cooperation regarding the climate change problem have increased the need to consider the uncertainty in inventories of GHG emissions. The approaches to address uncertainty discussed in this special issue reflect attempts to improve national inventories, not only for their own sake but also from a wider, system analytic perspective. Read the issue 

© SpringerThe 2014-2017 Global Coral Bleaching Event: Drivers, Impacts, and Lessons Learned

The latest issue in Springers' flagship journal Coral Reefs (38:4) is entirely devoted to understanding the causes and consequences of the recent global coral bleaching event. The individual articles in this issue document the extent and severity of recent coral bleaching in different regions, including the Persian/Arabian Gulf, Chagos, and The Bahamas. Other articles in the same issue document effects of coral bleaching on ecological processes and ecosystem function. The clear message arising from this important collection of works is that climate change is the major threat to coral reefs globally and conservation of these important ecosystems is critically dependent on reducing emissions. Read the issue


Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences


Biodiversity and Conservation

Boundary-Layer Meteorology

Climate Dynamics

Climatic Change

Earth Systems and Environment

Environmental and Resource Economics

International Environmental Agreements

Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change

Journal of Coastal Conservation

Regional Environmental Change

Call for Papers

We welcome your paper submissions to the upcoming Special Issues.

Coral Reefs

  • Coral Reefs in a Changing World: Insights from Extremes

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2019; Guest Editors: John Burt of New York University Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Emma Camp of University of Technology Sydney (Australia), Ian Enochs of NOAA (USA), Jacob Johansen of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (USA), Kyle Morgan of Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), and Bernhard Riegl of Nova Southeastern University (USA).

Socio-Ecological Practice Research

  • Exploring, cultivating, and celebrating the right ways to close the theory-practice gap in socio-ecological practice

Submission Deadline: October 31st, 2019; Guest Editor: Professor Xinhao Wang (xinhao.wang@uc.edu) of University of Cincinnati (UAS).

  • The European Landscape Convention at 20: Achievements, Progresses, and Opportunities

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2019; Guest Editors: Dr. Daniele La Rosa (dlarosa@darc.unict.it), Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Catania, Italy; Dr. Christian Albert (albert@umwelt.uni-hannover.de), Institute of Environmental Planning, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany.


Sustainability Science

  • Energy scenarios and policy analyses for long-term climate change mitigation: Towards a sustainable energy system in Japan

Abstract Submission by December 1st, 2019

  • Valuation of nature and nature’s contributions to people

Abstract Submission by December 31st, 2019

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