Environmental and Climate Technologies

Environmental and Climate Technologies is a Open Access no fee scientific Journal published by Riga Technical University.

ECT current SNIP (2017) - 2.004!

The Journal ensures international publicity for original research and innovative work.

Journal can also provide special issues with Conferences. Special issue and conditions needs to be discussed prior the Conference. For more details, please, contact us via e-mail ect@rtu.lv

A variety of themes are covered through a multi-disciplinary approach which integrates all aspects of environmental science:

  • Bioeconomy and low carbon development
  • Biofuels and alternative fuels
  • Energy and carbon markets
  • Energy and environmental modelling
  • Energy efficiency improvement
  • Energy management, policy and economics
  • Green transport systems
  • Heat and power generation, incl. district heating and/or cooling
  • Pollution prevention
  • Renewable energy
  • Resilience
  • Resource efficiency, circular economy and ecodesign
  • Smart energy and zero carbon technologies
  • System approach integration in energy sector
  • Etc.

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Newest volume of international scientific journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies"



In 2018, the newest 22nd volume of the scientific journal of "Environmental and Climate Technolgies" is published!

All papers from the latest and previous volumes can be find in the publisher website: here.


Together 12 articles were published:


Determination of Kinetic Parameters for the Thermal Decomposition of Parthenium hysterophoru

By: Alok Dhaundiyal, Suraj B. Singh, Muammel M. Hanon and Rekha Rawat
Study of Hygrothermal Processes in External Walls with Internal Insulation

By: Edite Biseniece, Ritvars Freimanis, Reinis Purvins, Armands Gravelsins, Aivars Pumpurs and Andra Blumberga
Small Scale Gasification Application and Perspectives in Circular Economy

By: Maris Klavins, Valdis Bisters and Juris Burlakovs
Effects of Methyl Acetate as Oxygenated Fuel Blending on Performance and Emissions of SI Engine

By: Abdulvahap Cakmak, Murat Kapusuz, Orkhan Ganiyev and Hakan Ozcan

Stakeholders in the EIA Process: What is Important for them? The Case of Road Construction

By: Renata Dagiliute and Gintare Juozapaitiene

Clayton Copula as an Alternative Perspective of Multi-Reaction Model

By: Alok Dhaundiyal, Suraj B. Singh, Muammel M. Hanon and Norbert Schrempf
Forecast of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Consumption in Industry Sectors in Thailand

By: Pruethsan Sutthichaimethee and Danupon Ariyasajjakorn
The Assessment of Cost of Biomass from Post-Mining Peaty Lands for Pellet Fabrication

By: Aleh Rodzkin, Semjon Kundas, Yauheniya Charnenak, Boris Khroustalev and Wendelin Wichtmann
An Experimental Optimization Research of Methyl and Ethyl Esters Production from Safflower Oil
By: Mert Gulum and Atilla Bilgin
Production of Fish Feed and Fish Oil from Waste Biomass Using Microorganisms: Overview of Methods Analyzing Resource Availab
By: Kriss Spalvins and Dagnija Blumberga

The Significance of Building Design for the Climate

By: Aiman Albatayneh, Dariusz Alterman, Adrian Page and Behdad Moghta

Evaluation of Predictive Capabilities of Regression Models and Artificial Neural Networks for Density and Viscosity Measurements of Different Biodiesel‑Diesel-Vegetable Oil Ternary Blends

By: Mert Gulum, Funda Kutlu Onay and Atilla Bilgin

Posted: 2019-01-29

International Scientific Conference "Environmental and Climate Technologies" – CONECT 2019




We are pleased to invite you to the international scientific confernece "Environmental and Climate Technologies" – CONECT 2019!

The Conference will be held from 15–17 May 2019 in Riga, Latvia!

The paper will be published as special issue in the scientific journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies".

The optimal length of the paper is 10–12 pages.

Paper submission deadline: 20 March.

For more information visit conference's website: conect.rtu.lv

Posted: 2019-01-15



We are happy to announce that journal's Environmental and Climate Technologies current SNIP (2017) is 2.004!

ECT is Open Access no fee journal which is now being indexed in SCOPUS and Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index)!

Posted: 2018-06-18 More...

New Journal Issues Published




Optimizing Street Canyon Orientation for Rajarhat Newtown, Kolkata, India

By: Bhaskar De and Mahua Mukherjee
Bioproducts from Potatoes. A Review

By: Vivita Priedniece, Kriss Spalvins, Kaspars Ivanovs, Jelena Pubule and Dagnija Blumberga

Remote Sensing Observations of Thunderstorm Features in Latvia

By: Zanita Avotniece, Agrita Briede, Maris Klavins and Svetlana Aniskevich
An Attempt to Design a Naturally Ventilated Tower in Subtropical Climate of the Developing Country; Pakistan
Maha Sohail


Modelling of Technological Solutions to 4th Generation DH Systems

By: Edgars Vigants, Toms Prodanuks, Girts Vigants, Ivars Veidenbergs and Dagnija Blumberga
Low Temperature Refrigeration as an Alternative Anti-Pest Treatment of Dates

By: Ahmed Lallouche, Valentina Kolodyaznaya, Mohamed Said Boulkrane and Denis Baranenko
System Dynamics Modeling of Households' Electricity Consumption and Cost-Income Ratio: a Case Study of Latvia

By: Uldis Bariss, Gatis Bazbauers, Andra Blumberga and Dagnija Blumberga

Wall Cladding Effects and Occupants’ Perception of Indoor Temperature of Typical Student Apartments in Surabaya, Indonesia

By: Christina E. Mediastika and Johan Hariyono
Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Limestone Quarrying Operations in Thailand
By: Suthirat Kittipongvises


Latest journal volume includes papers:


Methodological Approach to Determining the Effect of Parallel Energy Consumption on District Heating System

by Eduard Latosov, Anna Volkova, Andres Siirde, Jarek Kurnitski, Martin Thalfeldt


Kinetic Parameters for the Thermal Decomposition of Forest Waste Using Distributed Activation Energy Model (DAEM)

by Alok Dhaundiyal, Pramod Tewari


Market Opportunities for Cellulose Products From Combined Renewable Resources

by Lauma Zihare, Dagnija Blumberga


The Significance of Temperature Based Approach Over the Energy Based Approaches in the Buildings Thermal Assessment

by Aiman Albatayneh, Dariusz Alterman, Adrian Page, Behdad Moghtaderi


Discharge and Nitrogen Transfer Modelling in the Berze River: A HYPE Setup and Calibration

by Arturs Veinbergs, Ainis Lagzdins, Viesturs Jansons, Kaspars Abramenko, Ritvars Sudars


Environment Quality: Impact From Traffic, Power Plant and Land Morphology, a Case Study of Prishtina

by Bujar Bajcinovci


Full papers are available here: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/rtuect.2017.19.issue-1/issue-files/rtuect.2017.19.issue-1.xml





This journal volume includes papers:


Integration of Decentralized Thermal Storages Within District Heating (DH) Networks

by Georg K. Schuchardt


Developing an Agro-Ecological Zoning Model for Tumbleweed (Salsola kali), as Energy Crop in Drylands of Argentina

by Silvia Falasca, Sandra Pitta-Alvarez, Ana Ulberich


Pike Esox Lucius Distribution and Feeding Comparisons in Natural and Historically Channelized River Sections

by Kaspars Ivanovs


The Effectiveness of Light Shelf in Tropical Urban Context

by Floriberta Binarti, Sinta Dewi


Achieving Energy Efficiency in Accordance with Bioclimatic Architecture Principles

by Bujar Bajcinovci, Florina Jerliu


Greenhouse Gases and Energy Intensity of Granite Rock Mining Operations in Thailand: A Case of Industrial Rock-Construction

by Suthirat Kittipongvises, Orathai Chavalparit, Chakkaphan Sutthirat


Journal issue available online here: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/rtuect.2016.18.issue-1/issue-files/rtuect.2016.18.issue-1.xml




This journal volume includes papers:


A Survey on Renewable Energy Development in Malaysia: Current Status, Problems and Prospects

by Syed Shah Alam, Nor Fariza Mohd Nor, Maisarah Ahmad, Nik Hazrul Nik Hashim


Model of Environmental Problems Priority Arising from the use of Envir

Posted: 2016-02-26

Call for papers


Editorial board of International Scientific Journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies" (ECT) invites you to submit the article for Issue 15, will be published on 2015. 

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