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As the United Nations 2030 Agenda for a ‘plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity’ approaches its half-way point, Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) and Environmental Science & Technology Letters (ES&T Letters) are launching a joint special issue entitled “Accelerating Environmental Research to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals.”

Through this formal public call for papers, the journals are seeking high-quality research contributions that support advancements in environmental research towards achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Specifically, the special issue is focusing on novel and impactful environmental research that accelerates the progress and attainment of the following SDGs:

  • SDG 3: Good Health and Well Being
  • SDG 5: Gender Equality
  • SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13: Climate Action
  • SDG 14: Life Below Water
  • SDG 15: Life on Land
  • SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals

The deadline for submissions is July 18th, 2023.

Guest Editors

  • Ricardo Barra, Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
  • Sunny Guidotti, UNICEF, Panama
  • Ynoussa Maiga, University Joseph KI-ZERBO, Burkina Faso
  • Jennifer McConville, The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • Valeria Pizarro, Perry Institute for Marine Science, The Bahamas

Associate Editors

  • James Mihelcic, University of South Florida, USA
  • Miriam Diamond, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Matthew Eckelman, Northeastern University, USA
  • Jacqueline M. Gibson, North Carolina State University
  • Atsuko Ikeda-Araki, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Manish Kumar, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, India
  • Shelly Miller, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  • Fernando Rosario-Ortiz, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  • Shuxiao Wang, Tsinghua University, China

Author Instructions

To submit your manuscript, please visit the journal website for ES&T (full length articles) or ES&T Letters (shorter Letter format). Please follow the normal procedures for manuscript submission and when in the ACS Paragon Plus submission site, select the Special Issue “Accelerating Environmental Research to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals.” All manuscripts will undergo rigorous peer review. For additional submission instructions, please see the ES&T Author Guidelines or the ES&T Letters Author Guidelines.

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