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Science-based options for Paris agreement implementation

Carbon Balance and Management welcomes submissions to the thematic series on Science-based options for Paris agreement implementation.

The Paris Agreement has posed numerous complex issues that call for interdisciplinary research. The most important of them is probably the feasibility of the 1.5°C goal. This thematic series aims to form a collection of articles discussing the options for achieving such a goal. The collection is expected to include the articles that clarify the socio-economic transformations needed to achieve the 1.5°C goal, the potential for carbon sequestration in natural and managed ecosystems, the efficiency of carbon sinks under changing climate, the level of transparency and verification that could be achieved in development of nationally determined contributions, the ability of global scenarios to integrate realistic national priorities, and the mutual consistency of the recently proposed solutions and strategies. Research that combines the mitigation of carbon emissions with the adaptation of societal behavior or processes to reduce carbon emissions (mitigation X adaptation) are particularly encouraged.

Data deposition through the Research Data Support service is strongly encouraged to promote transparency and facilitate the adoption of this research for policy formation.

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Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Carbon Balance and Management. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Carbon Balance and Management submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on 'Science-based options for Paris agreement implementation'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Submissions open

Lead Guest Editor

Georgii Alexandrov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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