Nature Climate Change Impact Factor

In this post, apart from Nature Climate Change Impact Factor, I have tried to compile all the necessary information a research scholar would seek before publishing an article in the journal.

About Nature Climate Change Journal

Nature Climate Change is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Nature Publishing Group covering all aspects of research on global warming, the current climate change, especially its effects. It was established in 2011 as the continuation of Nature Reports Climate Change, itself established in 2007.

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Impact Factor of Nature Climate Change Journal

Impact Factor (IF) or often called journal impact factor (JIF) is an index provided by an analytics company named Clarivate. The impact factor is calculated by dividing the number of times the articles are cited in the last two years by the total number of publications in those two years.

  • Total Citations in 2020 and 2021 = 500
  • Total Number of Publications in 2020 and 2021 = 100
  • Impact Factor of the Journal in 2022 = 500/100 = 5

Latest Nature Climate Change Impact Factor (2017-2022)

  • Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2017 – 19.181
  • Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2018 – 21.722
  • Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2019 – 20.893
  • Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2020 – 25.290
  • Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2021 – 28.660
  • Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2022 – To be released in June 2023

Nature Climate Change Impact Factor 2022

Nature Climate Change H-index

The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations.

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The h index of Nature Climate Change Journal is 211, which means among all the published articles in this journal, 211 of these publications have received at least 211 citations each.

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Nature Climate Change CiteScore

CiteScore (CS) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.

Cites / Doc. (3 years)201813.779
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201913.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202012.513
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202114.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201813.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201911.405
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202011.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202112.910

Nature Climate Change SCImago Rank

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) indicator is a measure of the scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where the citations come from.

Year SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

Nature Climate Change Editors

  • Editor in Chief: Bronwyn Wake
  • Senior Editor: Tegan Armarego-Marriott
  • Senior Editor: Alyssa Findlay
  • Senior Editor: Jasper Franke
  • Associate Editor: Lingxiao Yan

Nature Climate Change Publication Fee

Nature Climate Change is an open-access journal. The publication fee for Nature Climate Change is €9,500, US$11,390 or £8,290 in GBP/USD/EURO respectively (excluding taxes).

Nature Climate Change offer APC waivers and discounts for papers published in our fully open access journals whose corresponding authors are based in the world’s lowest-income countries (APC waivers and discounts policy for further information). Requests from other authors for APC waivers and discounts are considered on a case-by-case basis and may be granted in cases of financial need.

Nature Climate Change Review Time

Nature Climate Change prioritizes rapid publication and because its an open access journal, the papers are immediately available upon publication to the research community and beyond.

Submission to First Decision6 days
Submission to first post-review decision54 days
Submission to accept172 days

Nature Climate Change Reference Style

Nature Climate Change uses the standard Nature referencing style.

Printed journals
Schott, D. H., Collins, R. N. & Bretscher, A. Secretory vesicle transport velocity in living cells depends on the myosin V lever arm length. J. Cell Biol156, 35-39 (2002).

Online only
Bellin, D. L. et al. Electrochemical camera chip for simultaneous imaging of multiple metabolites in biofilms. Nat. Commun7, 10535; 10.1038/ncomms10535 (2016).

For papers with more than five authors include only the first author’s name followed by ‘et al.’.

Smith, J. Syntax of referencing in How to reference books (ed. Smith, S.) 180-181 (Macmillan, 2013).

Online material:

Babichev, S. A., Ries, J. & Lvovsky, A. I. Quantum scissors: teleportation of single-mode optical states by means of a nonlocal single photon. Preprint at (2002).

Manaster, J. Sloth squeak. Scientific American Blog Network (2014).

Hao, Z., AghaKouchak, A., Nakhjiri, N. & Farahmand, A. Global integrated drought monitoring and prediction system (GIDMaPS) data sets. figshare (2014).

Nature Climate Change Endnote Style

You can download the Nature Climate Change Endnote Style and Nature Climate Change Zotero Style

Nature Climate Change Abbreviation

The ISO 4 standard abbreviation for abstracting, indexing, and referencing purposes of Nature Climate Change isNat. Clim. Change.

Nature Climate Change Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of a journal is the ratio of the number of articles submitted to the number of articles published.

The average acceptance rate of Nature Climate Change journal is not known

Nature Climate Change Indexed in

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