Article Processing Charge


Starting February 2023, editors of the journal Environmental and Climate Technologies have introduced an Article Processing Charge (APC) for all papers accepted after peer-review. In order to publish the paper, authors will have to pay EUR 500 after receiving positive review. There is no charge if submission is rejected. Articles published in the journal will be fully available for online readers free of charge.

Posted: 2023-05-23

Apply for CONECT 2023


Paper submission for the Conference of Environmental and Climate Technologies CONECT 2023 has been open! We welcome you to submit your papers until 1st March 2023.

CONECT 2023 will be held from 10–12 May 2023 in Riga, Latvia. The actual information about the Conference can be found in the Conference's website: CONECT.RTU.LV

Posted: 2022-09-19



We are glad to announce that journal's Environmental and Climate Technologies current SNIP (2019) is 1.54!

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

Posted: 2020-06-15

Special Issue of the scientific journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies"

Special Issue of Environmental and Climate Technologies Part I: Energy, bioeconomy, climate changes and environment nexus has been published!  
Posted: 2019-11-28 More...

Current volume of the scientific journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies"


The papers published in 2019 are available here.

Posted: 2019-11-28 More...

Apply for CONECT 2020!


We are happy to announce that paper submission for CONECT 2020 has been open!

CONECT 2020 will be held from 13–15 May 2020 in Riga, Latvia.

The newest information about the Conference can be found in the Conference's website: CONECT.RTU.LV

Posted: 2019-05-28

CONECT 2019 has been successfully finished


CONECT 2019 was held from 15–17 May 2019 in Riga, Latvia by bringing together scientists from 23 countries.

The submitted papers will be published in the special issues of the scientific journal "Environmental Management" and "Environmental and Climate Technologies".


More information and photos from the Conference: here


Posted: 2019-05-28

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:

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:





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:




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. 

Posted: 2015-02-10 More...

CONECT 2015 Call for Papers


We are glad to invite you to the International Scientific Conference on Environmental and Climate Technologies - CONECT 2015 which will be held on 14-16 October 2015 in Riga, Latvia.

Registration and Abstract submission - till February 15. More information at

The conference includes, but is not limited to, following topics:

  • Advanced Energy Technologies
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Energy Efficiency Improvement
  • Heat and Power Generation & System
  • Energy Management, Policy and Economics
  • System Approach Integration in Energy Sector
Posted: 2015-01-12 More...

Succesfully passed CONECT 2014


Conference of Environmental and Climate Technologies was held in Riga, Latvia. It brought members of many countries together in our new faculty building in Kipsala.The main topic of CONECT 2014 was "Bioeconomy as a link to sustainable environment technologies".

The conference proceedings will be published at Energy Procedia and indexed in Scopus.
Posted: 2015-01-05

New Issue published

New Issue of Environmental and Climate Technologies has been published! Nr.13, 2014.  
Posted: 2015-01-05 More...

Call for papers on 2014

Authors are invited to submit the papers for "Environmnetal and Climate Technologies" Issue 13, published on 2014.  
Posted: 2014-01-28 More...

Application for international scientific conference “ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES 2013” has been expended

The Environmental Engineering Session of the 54th International Scientific Conference of the Riga Technical University will be held 14 - 16 October 2013.  
Posted: 2013-03-05 More...


Latvian and foreign researchers are invited to submit scientific papers for  the international scientific journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies" until 1st of April.  
Posted: 2013-01-21 More...

Succesfully passed Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference


Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 150th anniversary this year brought members of all sections together in Kipsala. Subsection "Environmental and Climate Technologies" was held on both days and was attended by more than 100 participants and listeners from 9 countries. Presentations of subsection "Environmental and Climate Technologies" are available here.

Pictures from the conference can be found here.

Posted: 2012-11-01

International Scientific Conference "ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES 2012"


Riga Technical University 53rd  International Scientific Conference and 1st World Congress of RPI-RTU Engineering Alumni "ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES 2012" will take place in Riga, Latvia on OCTOBER 11-12.

Topic of the interest for year 2012: Sustainable Environmental and Energy Solutions.

LANGUAGE: The official Conference language is English.

FEE: The registration fee is 50 EUR.

SUBMISSION: 15th of March. Submission deadline of the papers for conference proceedings.

Posted: 2012-04-18 More...

Environmental and Climate Technologies

Since 2012 a new Journal "Environmental and Climate Technologies" is published (three volumes per year).  
Posted: 2012-02-29 More...
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