Energy and Environmental Science

Energy & Environmental Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original (primary) research and review articles, the journal publishes work of an interdisciplinary nature in the (bio)chemical and (bio)physical sciences and chemical engineering disciplines. Energy & Environmental Science is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a not-for-profit publisher. Energy & Environmental Science is a leading journal: it has a 2009 impact factor of 8.500, ranking it 8th among 140 journals in the category "Chemistry, Multidisciplinary", second among 71 journals in the category "Energy & Fuels", second among 128 journals in the category "Engineering, Chemical", and first among 181 scientific journals in the category "Environmental Sciences". Energy & Environmental Science publishes the following types of articles: Research Papers (original scientific work); Review Articles, Perspectives and Minireviews (feature review-type articles of broad interest); Communications (original scientific work of an urgent nature), Opinions (personal, often speculative, viewpoints or hypotheses on a current topic) and Analysis Articles (in-depth examination of energy and

Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country
United Kingdom
History
2008-present
Website
http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/EE/index.asp
Impact factor
9.488 (2010)
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Engineering

Study reveals plunge in lithium-ion battery costs

The cost of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries used for phones, laptops, and cars has fallen dramatically over the last three decades, and has been a major driver of the rapid growth of those technologies. But attempting ...

Energy & Green Tech

Scientists rewire photosynthesis to fuel our future

Hydrogen is an essential commodity with over 60 million tons produced globally every year. However over 95 percent of it is made by steam reformation of fossil fuels, a process that is energy intensive and produces carbon ...

Energy & Green Tech

Scientists tap unused energy source to power smart sensor networks

The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a new mechanism capable of harvesting this wasted magnetic field ...

Energy & Green Tech

Simple, solar-powered water desalination

A completely passive solar-powered desalination system developed by researchers at MIT and in China could provide more than 1.5 gallons of fresh drinking water per hour for every square meter of solar collecting area. Such ...

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