Open Access Books: Supporting SDG 13

Books addressing SDG 13 published open access (OA) can help drive policies and conversations.

Below you’ll find recent OA books on SDG 13: Climate Action, as well as perspectives from some of their authors. 

We invite you to read what authors say about publishing their book related to Climate Action open access and what it’s meant for their influence on policymakers and business leaders, in addition to their colleagues in the research community.

Interviews with authors of open access books related to SDG 13

Prof. Dave Reay

Prof. Dave Reay

Professor of Carbon Management, University of Edinburgh, UK and Director of the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute.

Author of Climate-Smart Food

"If you want your book to reach around the world and inform a readership you’d never normally be able to speak to then open access is for you." 
Read the interview

Dr. Sven Teske

Dr. Sven Teske

Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Editor of Achieving the Paris Climate Agreement Goals

"I would encourage more academics to publish open access" Read the interview

Featured OA Books

Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility

Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility

Climate Change, Air Pollution and Health

The first book to include a wide range of scientific and non-scientific disciplines and views regarding health impacts of climate change

Louisiana's Response to Extreme Weather

Louisiana's Response to Extreme Weather

A Coastal State's Adaptation Challenges and Successes

Focuses on Louisiana as the leading state in increasing extreme rain events and record flooding

African Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation

African Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation

Presents deep coverage of climate change adaptation in Africa

Details evidence from international studies and projects

Creating Resilient Futures

9783030807917Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change Adaptation Agendas

Examines a coherence building opportunity between Climate Change Adaptation, the SDGs and Disaster Risk Reduction agendas

Featured German Books

Wechselwirkungen zwischen Landnutzung und Klimawandel

Wechselwirkungen zwischen Landnutzung und Klimawandel

Erstmals für ganz Deutschland ein die gesamte Landnutzung abdeckendes Werk

Ermöglicht Landnutzung nicht nur fachspezifisch, sondern auch Disziplinen übergreifend zu betrachten

Nachhaltige Entwicklung in einer Gesellschaft des Umbruchs

Nachhaltige Entwicklung in einer Gesellschaft des Umbruchs

Interdiszipinärer Open Access Band zum Feld Nachhaltigkeit und Transformation

Natur- und Sozialwissenschaften im Dialog

Umwelt- und Bioressourcenmanagement für eine nachhaltige Zukunftsgestaltung (1)

Umwelt- und Bioressourcenmanagement für eine nachhaltige   Zukunftsgestaltung

Beschreibt das interdisziplinäre Fachgebiet Umwelt- und Bioressourcenmanagement (UBRM), wie es an der  Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU) angeboten wird.

 Klimawandel in Deutschland

Klimawandel in Deutschland

Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven

Alle Forschungseinrichtungen im Editorial Board, die in Deutschland maßgebliche Beiträge zum Thema   Klimawandel und Anpassung leisten

Good reasons to publish an OA book

  • Increased visibility & discoverability
  • High quality
  • Authors retain copyright
  • Compliance with funder mandates

We look forward to publishing your OA book and helping you achieve your goals. Learn more

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