Call for manuscripts – spring 2018

Latest updates: Preliminary discussion has started! Join by clicking on the titles

It’s your chance to help bring climate science into focus for everyone! Scientists from around the world have contributed draft manuscripts exploring this call’s focus, ‘Climate change and its impacts’ with an emphasis on health. We are thrilled with the collection of submissions, and now we’re ready for the next step: enriching the manuscripts and ensuring they are understandable to a broad audience with your help!

Join the discussions of the manuscripts

All registered members of Climanosco are invited to share feedback on the first drafts of the manuscripts. All you have to do is log on and scroll down to view the drafts. You can comment on as many (or as few) of the texts as you like. The preliminary discussion with run until 22 July 2018. The open discussion will start in August.

Review the accessibility of one or two manuscripts

Perspectives from people outside the field of climate science are essential in making research readily understandable to everyone. Review will start early August and run for two weeks. Click here to let us know that you’ll participate or learn more about it here.

Review the science of one or two manuscripts

Community members registered as scientists are invited to participate as science reviewers, ensuring the scientific content of manuscripts meets Climanosco’s high standards. Review will start early August and run for two weeks. Click here to let us know that you’ll participate or learn more about it here.

Scroll down and click on the titles to see the draft manuscripts, and feel free to get in touch with any questions.

Manuscripts (login required)

Will climate change worsen your health?
By Joan Ballester
This manuscript has received 8 comments during the preliminary discussion.

Heat stress and inadequate toilet access at work place – a potential hazard to working women in changing climate
By VIDHYA VENUGOPAL, Rekha Shanmugam, Priscilla Johnson, Rebekah Ann Isabel Lucas and Kristina Jakobsson
This manuscript has received 2 comments during the preliminary discussion.

How rising carbon dioxide is decreasing nutrition in crops, and what that means for global health
By Matthew Smith and Samuel S Myers
This manuscript has received 9 comments during the preliminary discussion.

Increasing heat creates hardship for brick kiln workers in Chennai, India and the alternative pathways reducing it
By Karin Lundgren Kownacki, Siri M. Kjellberg, Pernille Goosh, Marwa Dabaieh and Vidhya Venugopal
This manuscript has received 6 comments during the preliminary discussion.

Assessing health impacts of air pollution in South Asia: Challenges and prospects
By Manish Kumar, Narendra Ojha, Arshitha Anand KA and Tirthankar Banerjee
This manuscript has received 4 comments during the preliminary discussion.

Hot working environments and the ‘Epidemic of heat-related injuries’ in the changing climate scenario
By VIDHYA VENUGOPAL, PK Latha, Tord Kjellstrom, Rebekah Lucas, Kristina Jakobsson, Jason Glaser, Seichi Horie, Marvin González-Quiroz, Sandra Peraza, Ilana Weiss, David Wegman, Theo Bodin, Cathrina Wessling, Hannu Rintamaki and Sirkka Rissanen
This manuscript has received 3 comments during the preliminary discussion.

Sea level under climate change: Understanding the links between the past and the future
By Keven Roy, Nicole S. Khan, Timothy A. Shaw, Robert E. Kopp and Benjamin P. Horton
This manuscript has received 5 comments during the preliminary discussion.

The impact of Climate Change will hit urban people first – Can Green Infrastructure save us?
By Rüdiger Grote
This manuscript has received 9 comments during the preliminary discussion.




19 June 2018: Last details of the manuscripts are getting ready and we’ll start the preliminary discussion very soon now.

19 June 2018: Thank you for your patience and apologies for the delay. We’re a small team and the number of ongoing projects has increased quite significantly recently. We’re in particular working on updating the online manuscript peer review process to make it more user friendly. We hope you will enjoy it.

20 May 2018: A big thank you to the authors for having submitted their manuscripts.

14 May 2018: We are now starting to receive the manuscripts. We will review the formatting and post them for preliminary discussion early next week. Stay tuned!

30 April 2018: At the request of several authors, we have extended the submission deadline to 15 May. Please make sure your manuscript is submitted by this date!

26 April 2018: The online submission is now open.

26 April 2018: Tentative titles of the upcoming manuscripts are now available.

1 April 2018: We are delighted to announce that we are expecting seven manuscripts from scholars across USA, Europe and Asia for this call. More information will be posted here soon.

16 March 2018: Thank you to all those who have already notified us of their intent to participate. We continue to accept new notifications for participation beyond the 15 March deadline.

26 February 2018: Special prizes will be awarded to the authors of the three best articles of this call for manuscripts (more details in our invitation to submit a manuscript).

26 February 2018: At the request of many authors we have extended the deadlines for submission of notifications from 20 February to 15 March and the deadline for submission of manuscripts from 1 April to 1 May 2018.

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