Environmental and Climate Technologies

The Journal of Riga Technical University

Open access

Environmental and Climate Technologies provides a forum for information on innovation, research and development in the areas of environmental science, energy resources and processes, innovative technologies and energy efficiency. Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts which cover the range from bioeconomy, sustainable technology development, life cycle analysis, eco-design, climate change mitigation, innovative solutions for pollution reduction to resilience, the energy efficiency of buildings, secure and sustainable energy supplies. The Journal ensures international publicity for original research and innovative work.

A variety of themes are covered through a multi-disciplinary approach, one which integrates all aspects of environmental science:

  • Sustainability of technology development
  • Bioeconomy
  • Cleaner production, end of pipe production
  • Zero emission technologies
  • Eco-design
  • Life cycle analysis
  • Eco-efficiency
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental management systems
  • Resilience
  • Energy and carbon markets
  • Greenhouse gas emission reduction and climate technologies
  • Methodologies for the evaluation of sustainability
  • Renewable energy resources
  • Solar, wind, geothermal, hydro energy, biomass sources: algae, wood, straw, biogas, energetic plants and organic waste
  • Waste management
  • Quality of outdoor and indoor environment
  • Environmental monitoring and evaluation
  • Heat and power generation, including district heating and/or cooling
  • Energy efficiency

Why subscribe and read

The journal covers wide range of issues related to environmental and climate change technologies: possible applications of renewable energy resources, energy efficient power supply, improvement of energy efficiency of buildings, innovative solutions for reduction of air and water pollution, securing of power supply, as well as topical issues of ensuring further development of society;

Why submit

  • The Journal ensures international publicity for original research and innovative work.
  • It is a peer reviewed journal.
  • High impact and visibility.
  • Worldwide readership.
  • High-quality publication in both of form i.e online as well as hard copy for all authors.
  • Efficient publishing process.
  • Easy process of paper submission by using Open Journals system.

Rejection Rate

  • About 5%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:

Abstracting & Indexing

Environmental and Climate Technologies is covered by the following services:

  • Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Engineering Village
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Geobase
  • GeoRef
  • Google Scholar
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Paperbase
  • Pirabase
  • Polymer Library
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Referativnyi Zhurnal (VINITI)
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Please submit your manuscripts to Environmental and Climate Technologies via email to:

Sarma Valtere, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Alise Ozarska, Riga Technical University, Latvia (Managing Editor)

Editorial Advisory Board
Andres Siirde, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia
Kārlis Valters, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Bin Chen, Beijing Normal University, China
Raimondas Grubliauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Stefan Holler, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hildesheim/Holzminden/Goettingen, Germany
Peter D. Lund, Aalto University, Finland
Silvija-Nora Kalniņš, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Māris Kļaviņš, University of Latvia, Latvia
Timo Laukkanen, Aalto University, Finland
Vytautas Martinaitis, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania
Edmunds Teirumnieks, Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Latvia
Anna Volkova, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Ingo Weidlich, HafenCity Universität Hamburg, Germany

Sarma Valtere, Dr.chem.
Institute of Energy Systems and Environment, Riga Technical University
Āzenes iela 12/k-1, Riga, Latvia
Phone: +37167089923
Email: ect@rtu.lv

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