Elsevier Set To Launch First Journal On Greenhouse Gas Control

New partnership between IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme and Elsevier

Oxford, UK, 1 February 2007 - Elsevier announced today that it is launching a new journal titled ‘International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control’. The journal will be published quarterly in association with the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control will be the first journal to focus exclusively on technological developments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and is supported by an international editorial board.

The scope of the journal will include carbon dioxide emissions, transmission, capture and storage, along with alternative mitigation options and economic policy studies. The journal is aimed at researchers, practitioners and policy makers and may also contain non-technical material of interest to advocacy groups, the general public and the press.

Editor-in-Chief John Gale IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme explains "Recent reports produced by the UNFCCC/IPCC on greenhouse gas mitigation have highlighted the need for a peer reviewed journal in this research area. We believe that the journal can fill this vacuum and provide a quality data set of peer reviewed literature that future global assessments can draw upon".

Henri van Dorssen, Elsevier Journal Publisher in the area of Energy adds "Our market surveys showed strong and growing demand for an authoritative forum in this multi-disciplinary research area. The good connections with the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme are crucial for the success of this new launch"

The first issues of International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control will contain selected high quality papers from the 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Trondheim, Norway, June 2006.

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About IEA Greenhouse R&D Programme
The IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEA GHG) is an international collaborative research program. IEA GHG focuses its efforts on studying technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. IEA GHG is an Implementing Agreement of the International Energy Agency (IEA) which was established in 1991 and aims to provide its members with informed information on the role that technology can play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The members of the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme include: 17 countries, the European Commission, OPEC and 14 multi-national industrial sponsors.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey— and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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