About the Journal

Aims & Scope

We are interested in the best research from across the field of climate change, with our broad scope ensuring that work published reaches the widest possible audience. This page gives more detail about the aims and scope of the journal.

Content Types

We publish a range of content types including original research articles, News & Views, Reviews, Comments and Features that elaborate on significant advances in the field and cover topical issues. 

About the Editors

Like the other Nature titles, Nature Climate Change  has no external editorial board. Instead, all editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors, who are PhD-level scientists. 

Journal Credits

Information on other journal staff.

Journal Metrics

Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.


For general editorial enquiries, including manuscript submission queries, please contact nclimate@nature.com.

To inquire about institutional access, advertising or marketing, visit the contact page for further contact information.

Journal Abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Clim. Change.


The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Nature Climate Change  is 1758-678X, and the electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 1758-6798