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Aims & Scope


The Journal of Green Economy and Low-Carbon Development (JGELCD), a leading international open-access journal, is dedicated to exploring the technological advancements and economic strategies essential for addressing climate change challenges. Our mission centers on facilitating economic transformation towards sustainable, low-carbon development, underscoring the critical role of the green economy in today's global context. JGELCD welcomes diverse submissions, including reviews, regular research papers, short communications, and Special Issues on targeted themes, all aimed at promoting the broad dissemination of innovative ideas in green and low-carbon development.

The journal's primary objective is to serve as a catalyst for researchers to share detailed theoretical and experimental findings, contributing significantly to the field. JGELCD imposes no restrictions on the length of papers, advocating for comprehensive detail to enable result replication. Additional journal features include:

  • Every publication benefits from prominent indexing, ensuring widespread recognition.

  • A distinguished editorial team upholds unparalleled quality and broad appeal.

  • Seamless online discoverability of each article maximizes its global reach.

  • An author-centric and transparent publication process enhances submission experience.


The scope of the journal covers, but is not limited to the following topics:

  • Carbon Reduction Strategies: In-depth analysis of carbon reduction techniques in various industries, exploring innovative methods and policies for reducing carbon footprints.

  • Carbon Trading and Market Mechanisms: Examination of carbon trading systems, market-based approaches to emissions reduction, and the economic implications of carbon markets.

  • Sustainable Energy Systems: Studies on distributed energy systems, the role of renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydro, and the integration of these systems into existing energy grids.

  • Green Building and Sustainable Architecture: Focus on energy-efficient building designs, natural ventilation systems, and the use of sustainable materials in construction.

  • Environmental Economics and Policy: Exploration of the intersection between economic development and environmental sustainability, including the study of eco-taxes, green subsidies, and environmental policy-making.

  • Advanced Energy Technologies: Research on cutting-edge technologies like fuel cells, geothermal energy, and advanced energy storage solutions.

  • Green Supply Chain Management: Analysis of sustainable practices in supply chain management, including green logistics and sustainable procurement.

  • Renewable Energy Policies and Economics: Discussion of the policy frameworks and economic models that support renewable energy development and adoption.

  • Low Carbon Technologies and Applications: Investigation into technologies aimed at reducing carbon emissions, including carbon capture and storage, low-carbon transportation solutions, and energy-efficient appliances.

  • Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency: Examination of circular economy models, focusing on waste reduction, resource efficiency, and sustainable consumption patterns.

  • Investment in Green Technologies: Analysis of trends and opportunities in financing renewable energy projects, green infrastructure, and low-carbon development initiatives.

  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Ethics: Discussions on sustainable development goals, ethical considerations in environmental decision-making, and the long-term impact of current practices on future generations.

  • Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies: Studies on strategies to mitigate the impacts of climate change and adapt to its effects, especially in vulnerable regions.

  • Socio-economic Aspects of Green Development: Exploration of the social and economic dimensions of transitioning to a green economy, including impacts on employment, social equity, and community engagement.

  • Education and Awareness in Green Economy: Focus on the role of education and public awareness in promoting environmental sustainability and low-carbon lifestyles.

  • Innovative Case Studies: Presentation of case studies showcasing successful examples of green economy initiatives, low-carbon development projects, and sustainable business practices.