International Journal of Environmental Science and Development
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of Environmental Science and Development. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Environmental Science and Development. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of the Journal and Association. The audience includes researchers, managers and operators for innovation, management and technology as well as designers and developers.

All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed. Articles submitted to the journal should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to both review and editing. The topics covered by IJESD can be found at Aims and Scope

Important Notice: IJESD will only accept new submissions through online submission system


General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Indexing: Scopus (since 2019), DOAJCrossref, ProQuest, EBSCO, etc. 
  • E-mail: ijesd@ejournal.net


The University of Queensland, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJESD. The journal publishes good papers in the field of environmental science and development.

Latest Articles

01Smallholder Rice Farmers’ Adaptation Capacity to Climate Change in the Bawku Zone of Ghana
Abdul-Razak Zakaria and Kenichi Matsui

This paper assesses smallholder rainfed rice farmers’ adaptive capacity and strategies to climate change in the Upper East Region of Ghana We conducted the[Click]

02A Review of Retrofit Interventions for Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climates
Tunmise Timothy Ayodele, Ahmad Taki, Muyiwa Oyinlola, and Bhattacharyya Subhes

Buildings consume 40% of resources around the world, low energy building is fast becoming a major component of sustainable development However, limiting the concept of[Click]

03Intelligent Systems for Functional Improvement of Buildings
Osama Omar

The design and development of sustainable environments can be considered as a shared duty, especially in the current state of climate change and ecological awareness[Click]

04Verification of Euler Type II Reference Hyetograph for Modeling the Sewage Systems in Wroclaw (Poland)
Katarzyna Wartalska, Bartosz Kaźmierczak, Monika Nowakowska, and Andrzej Kotowski

Abstract—The aim of the research was the verification of Euler type II model rainfall used so far in modeling storm water drainage operation in Poland Rainfall data from measurement[Click]

05Association of Respiratory Impairment with Use of Anti-cholinesterase Pesticides in Migrant Fruit Farm Workers in Eastern Thailand
Anamai Thetkathuek, Teerayuth Sa-ngiamsak, and Panuwat Choedkiattikool

Migrant farm workers are exposed to occupational hazards in terms of exposure to pesticides containing organophosphate (OP) and carbamate (CM) In[Click]

06Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Spatial Variability Affected by Drip Irrigation Methods in a Pomegranate Orchard
Suduan Gao, Aileen Hendratna, Zejiang Cai, Tom Pflaum, Ruijun Qin, and Claude Phene

Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions is essential to combat climate change, and also for sustainable agriculture Agriculture is facing a growing number of challenges including[Click]

Most cited papers

01Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management in the State of Kuwait
A. Al Lahou and M. Alsabbagh

Abstract—The management of municipal solid waste (MSW) appears as a challenge for many countries in the world. The rapidly increasing amounts of waste and the consequent potential impacts [Click]

02Subsurface Drip Irrigation Reduced Nitrous Oxide Emissions in a Pomegranate Orchard
Suduan Gao, Aileen Hendratna, Zejiang Cai, Yinghua Duan, Ruijun Qin, and Rebecca Tirado-Corbalá

Abstract—Soil fertilization is one of the major sources for nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions and soil moisture is a [Click]

03Preparation of Fly Ash Granules with Respect to Mine Filling
Anamika Masoom, Manish Kumar Jain, and Rayasam Venugopal

Abstract—The present study has focused on the bulk utilisation of fly ash at the mining sites for the purpose of back filling by agglomerating the fly ash fines with the help of suitable binder and water. [Click]

04Toward Successful Integration of Climate Immigrants: Lessons Learned from the Good Practice of the City of Vienna
Ryo Fujikura, Shams Asadi, Laura Kraus, and Mikiyasu Nakayama

Abstract—Climate change will force people to move across national borders. This study analyzes the experience of the City of Vienna. [Click]

05Comparative Study of Reporting for Transparency under International Agreements on Climate Change and Ozone Protection: The Case of the Philippines
Masato Kawanishi, Makoto Kato, Emiko Matsuda, and Ryo Fujikura

Abstract—Transparency is crucial for the effective implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and [Click]

06Developing Indicators Based on Life Cycle Sustainability Impact Assessment for Strategic Environmental Assessment
Kevin Fong-Rey Liu, Shih-I. Tsai, and Dana Aswara

Abstract—Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a systematic decision support process by which environmental, economic and social considerations are considered effectively [Click]

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