Open Access Books: Supporting SDG 13

Research on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13, Climate Action can have a huge impact on policy as a book. Books—more than journal articles—often form the basis for governmental and non-governmental organization policy approaches.

A book can reach those key people. And open access (OA) books can have the widest possible reach. Anyone, anywhere with an Internet connection can read OA books. Below, you’ll find a list of OA books on SDG 13, Climate Action that show what publishing an OA book can mean.

Interviews with an author of an open access book related to SDG 13

Patrick Huntjens

Patrick Huntjens

Research and Innovation Centre Agri, Food and Life Sciences (RIC-AFL), Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Delft, The Netherlands

Author of the book Towards a Natural Social Contract

"I consider open access publishing not only a moral duty, but also an ethical commitment to make my work equally available to anyone who has an interest.Read the interview

Featured OA chapters

Climate Change: A Growing Threat for Central Asia

from Climate Change in Central Asia

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Climate Change, Impacts, Adaptation and Risk Management

from Forest Bioeconomy and Climate Change

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Determinants of Belief – And Unbelief – In Climate Change

from Climate of the Middle: Understanding Climate Change

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Featured German-language books

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