PLOS Climate, a new Open Access journal for research that addresses the causes and effects of climate change and dynamics.

PLOS Climate unites experimental, theoretical, observational, technological, behavioral and socio-economic research from all regions of the world to tackle the challenges of a changing climate at a global scale. Our goal is to empower leaders and climate policy-makers all over the world to take urgent action against the effects of rapid climate change by making climate research of the highest methodological and ethical standards available to all without barriers. We’re committed to sharing research transparently and equitably to enable more people, governments, researchers, and organizations to work together on this global issue and achieve a greater impact on our future.
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ISSN 2767-3200

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Meet our Editor-in-Chief

Emma Archer
Emma Archer is an Associate Professor in Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Pretoria, teaching in the areas of climate and managed ecosystems. Her research focus is largely on drylands, with experience throughout the SADC region and on the continent. Her two main study sites are the southern Waterberg, Limpopo Province; and the eastern Karoo; in South Africa. She is active in international assessments, including work on certain of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) assessments, on GEO-6, on the IUFRO Forests and Water assessment, as well as the joint IPBES/IPCC report to be released in mid-2021.

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