Journal History

2013 Climate released its inaugural issue. Climate was published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Climate was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2016 Climate announced the first edition of the Travel Award for Young Scientists Winner: Mr. Spyridon Paparrizos.
2017 Climate was indexed in Scopus.
2018 Climate held an online Editorial Board Member meeting.
2019 Climate adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Climate’s CiteScore 2018 (Scopus) is 1.95, which equals rank 53/109 in the category ‘Atmospheric Science’.
2020 Climate’s CiteScore 2019 (Scopus) is 3.2, which equals rank 57/115 in the category ‘Atmospheric Science’.
Climate established the following sections:
Climate Dynamics and Modelling;
Policy, Governance, and Social Equity;
Climate and Environment;
Climate and Economics;
Climate Adaptation and Mitigation;
2021 The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) was affiliated with Climate.
Climate’s CiteScore 2020 (Scopus) is 3.9, which equals rank 55/124 in the category ‘Atmospheric Science’.
Climate established the following sections:
Weather, Events and Impacts;
Climate Change and Urban Ecosystems;
2022 Climate’s CiteScore 2021 (Scopus) is 4.7, which equals rank 51/135 in the category ‘Atmospheric Science’.
Climate announced the 2021 Travel Award Winner: Dr. Pavani Misra.
Editorial Board Members from Climate Featured in Stanford’s List of the World’s Top 2% Scientists.
2023 The year 2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of Climate.


2012–2016 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Nicole Mölders
2016–2018 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Yang Zhang
2018–2020 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gordon Huang
2020–2022 Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Steven McNulty
2022–present Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Timothy G. F. Kittel

Section Editor-in-Chief

2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Salvatore Magazù for the section on Climate Dynamics and Modelling
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Forrest M. Hoffman for the section on Climate and Environment
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Chris Swanston for the section on Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Rui A. P. Perdigão for the section on Weather, Events and Impacts
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