Most Outstanding Paper in the 2017 Sustainability Science Best Paper Awards

The winner of the Sustainability Science 2017 Best Paper Award is “Transdisciplinary co-design of scientific research agendas: 40 research questions for socially relevant climate engineering research” by Dr. Masahiro Sugiyama et al. (2017). The paper was selected out of 62 eligible paper submissions. Congratulations to ESS co-author, Dr. Atsushi Ishii (Tokyo University).

Evan J. Ringquist Best Paper Award, American Political Science Association

Congratulations to ESS Member Dr. Jonas Meckling (University of California, Berkeley) and Dr. Jonas Nahm (Johns Hopkins University) for winning the Evan J. Ringquist Best Paper Award for their 2018 paper, “The power of process: State capacity and climate policy” in Governance.

The award recognizes the best paper published in a relevant journal in the last two years and is awarded by The Science, Technology, & Environmental Politics section of the American Political Science Association.

Call for articles – Asian Journal of Peacebuilding (AJP)

Asian Journal of Peacebuilding (AJP) welcomes submissions of papers written on conflict and peacebuilding issues around the world. Exemplary topics that AJP focuses on include but are not limited to: impact of climate change; environmental politics; reconciliation in divided societies or nations; migrants and refugees; anti-nuclear movements; historical and territorial disputes; ethnic and religious conflicts; violence and transitional justice; gender issues at conflict zones; democratic transition and human rights; and humanitarian assistance and intervention.

AJP is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University. The contents of the Journal are available or abstracted at EBSCOhost™ Political Science, EBSCOhost™ Academic Search, ProQuest Political Science, ProQuest Social Science, Sociological Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, and International Political Science Abstracts.

Call for papers to Nature Sustainability!

Launched in January 2018, Nature Sustainability will publish research contributing to a deep understanding of the ways in which we organize our lives in a finite world and the multiple impacts our actions have. Beyond fundamental research, the journal will attract studies of policies and solutions to ensure human well-being now and in the future. Its aim is to facilitate important cross-disciplinary dialogues to respond to the greatest challenges of our time.


The journal is now welcoming submissions. Please visit their website for further information.

Call for articles for special issue!

Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional – RBPI: Special Issue on Brazil in Global Environmental Governance

The goal of this special issue of Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional – RBPI is to analyze the role of Brazil in Global Environmental Governance, focusing (but not restricted) to the 2008-2018 period. In the last decade, the Brazilian academic community of international relations has published a significant number of studies, but most of them were not published in English and consequently not submitted to the quality assessment of the international scientific community.

Journal of interest – Environment and Society: Advances in Research


Environment and Society: Advances in Research (  is an annual review journal that publishes critical reviews of the latest research literature on environmental studies.

The publishers are offering ESS members a 20% discount to their online subscription for Environment and Society: Advances in Research. ESS members can gain online access to this journal for only $27.96 (General) and $15.96 (Student).

This is a link to sign up for a free online sample issue