Call 2018 for scientists

Climate change and its impacts


Latest updates: Jump directly to the manuscripts.

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!

Give your own review on the manuscripts

Your perspective on the manuscripts is essential in making research readily understandable to everyone, whatever is your background, and in particular if you’re outside the field of climate science. Review has now started for some of the manuscripts below. Don’t miss the opportunity! Click on titles that are open for reviews and then on “Submit a review report” in the top right.

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

Heat stress and inadequate toilet access at work places in India – a potential hazard to working women in a changing climate
By Vidhya Venugopal, Rekha Shanmugam, Priscilla Johnson, Rebekah Ann Isabel Lucas and Kristina Jakobsson

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

Rising carbon dioxide is decreasing nutrition in crops and endangering health among the less wealthy
By Matthew Smith and Samuel S Myers

Epidemic of heat-related illnesses among workers exposed to hot working environments 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
Final proof-reading - publication coming soon!

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
In revision by authors.

The impact of climate change will hit urban dwellers first – Can green infrastructure save us?
By Rüdiger Grote




15 October 2019: The fifth paper of the collection was published today.

11 June 2019: The second paper of the collection was published today.

6 June 2019: The first paper of the collection was published today!

30 October 2018: A first manuscript is now open for reviews! Be the first to give your review.

27 October 2018: Invitations for the manuscripts’ editorship were sent to our editors.

20 October 2018: We’re back! Apologies for the delay, we’ve been busy making better peer review functionalities on our web site.

29 July 2018: The preliminary discussion is ending today. The authors will now be making preliminary revisions and will be finalizing the submision of their manuscripts.

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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