Call for Papers | 2022 Asia-Pacific Forum on Green and Low-Carbon Development
    Pubdate: 2022-11-04
  • 1. Overview    

    Carbon Neutrality is partnering with the 2022 Asia-Pacific Forum on Green and Low-carbon Development to organize a special issue "2022 Asia-Pacific Forum on Green and Low-Carbon Development".

    The 2022 Asia-Pacific Forum was held in Changsha September 8-9, with the theme of Carbon Peaking and Neutrality for Our Green Future. The forum aims to explore the strategies and pathways of achieving carbon peaking and neutrality through policy and financial support, institutional strengthening, and technological innovation. Built upon the momentum from this influential and successful forum, this special issue in Carbon Neutrality will contribute to a broad and timely discussion around the following topics: energy transformation, digitalization, low-carbon technologies, urban low-carbon actions, and carbon markets in countries in Asia-Pacific region and beyond. It will also focus on emerging issues including rural revitalization and low-carbon zones, and discuss road maps and comprehensive solutions to achieve carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals. 

    2. Topic Areas

    Topics of interest include, but are not limited to>>>

    • Energy Transition

    • Decarbonization and Climate Change Mitigation

    • Carbon Markets Development

    • Digitalization Supporting Carbon Reduction

    • Frontiers and Trends in Low Carbon Technologies

    • Low Carbon Cities

    • Climate Investment and Financing

    • Low Carbon Industrial Park and Industry 4.0

    • Climate Change Adaptation

    3. Submission Process 

    Selected keynote speakers who attended the forum will be invited to submit to Carbon Neutrality. The special issue is also open for submissions by scholars who didn’t attend the forum. 

    The submission is open from October 2022 until March 2023 and the following link should be used:

    On the submission site, select this special issue in the "Additional Information" section. Submitted articles will be subject to the usual peer review process for the journal.

    Key date  >>>

    Deadline for manuscript submission is March 31, 2023. Submissions earlier than this date are encouraged. Carbon Neutrality will publish this focus collection incrementally. This means that the articles submitted early will be published as soon as they are accepted and prepared for publication, without being delayed waiting for other papers in the collection.

    4. Guest Editors

    Prof. David Elmes

    University of Warwick, UK


    Lead Guest Editor


    Prof. Jiutian Zhang

    Beijing Normal University, China 


    Lead Guest Editor


    Assoc. Prof. Yukun Shi 

    University of Glasgow, UK




    Assoc. Prof. Wendong Wei

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China



    Assis. Prof. Kangkang Tong

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China