Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Nature Climate Change

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

H-Index

211

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

1758678X, 17586798

Coverage

2011-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

b.wake@nature.com

Scope

In addition to publishing original research, Nature Climate Change provides a forum for discussion among leading experts through the publication of opinion, analysis and review articles. It also highlights the most important developments in the field through Research Highlights and publishes original reporting from renowned science journalists in the form of feature articles. Topics covered in the journal include: -Adaptation -Anthropology -Atmospheric science -Biochemistry -Communication -Cryospheric science -Ecology -Economics -Energy -Ethics -Geography -Health -Hydrology -Impacts and vulnerability -Mitigation -Modelling -Oceanography -Palaeoclimate* -Philosophy -Policy and governance -Political science -Psychology -Sociology -Sustainability and development Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20123.395
20135.871
20146.956
20159.187
20168.433
20178.341
20188.612
20197.735
20206.749
20216.134
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
2011175
2012262
2013276
2014307
2015292
2016271
2017217
2018279
2019276
2020279
2021261
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.509
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.876
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20148.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201510.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201611.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201712.945
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201813.732
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201913.545
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202014.079
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202115.305
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.509
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.876
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20148.494
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201511.150
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201611.584
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201712.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201813.779
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201913.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202012.513
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202114.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.509
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20136.876
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20149.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201511.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201610.177
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201711.654
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201813.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201911.405
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202011.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202112.910
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20110
Self Cites201246
Self Cites2013129
Self Cites2014252
Self Cites2015296
Self Cites2016382
Self Cites2017259
Self Cites2018282
Self Cites2019210
Self Cites2020207
Self Cites2021223
Total Cites20110
Total Cites2012614
Total Cites20133005
Total Cites20146056
Total Cites20159422
Total Cites201610136
Total Cites201710530
Total Cites201810748
Total Cites201910058
Total Cites20209660
Total Cites202112000
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20127.781
External Cites per document201311.934
External Cites per document201413.466
External Cites per document201516.473
External Cites per document201616.731
External Cites per document201717.320
External Cites per document201819.274
External Cites per document201918.902
External Cites per document202022.944
External Cites per document202129.369
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20123.509
Cites per document20136.876
Cites per document20148.494
Cites per document201511.150
Cites per document201611.584
Cites per document201712.103
Cites per document201813.779
Cites per document201913.113
Cites per document202012.513
Cites per document202114.388
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
201119.43
201233.21
201340.22
201439.41
201545.21
201646.49
201747.00
201845.52
201939.49
202043.37
202143.68
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents2012102
Non-citable documents2013196
Non-citable documents2014282
Non-citable documents2015291
Non-citable documents2016292
Non-citable documents2017277
Non-citable documents2018237
Non-citable documents2019246
Non-citable documents2020360
Non-citable documents2021433
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201273
Citable documents2013241
Citable documents2014431
Citable documents2015554
Citable documents2016583
Citable documents2017593
Citable documents2018543
Citable documents2019521
Citable documents2020412
Citable documents2021401
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents201296
Uncited documents2013176
Uncited documents2014231
Uncited documents2015205
Uncited documents2016175
Uncited documents2017166
Uncited documents2018135
Uncited documents2019149
Uncited documents2020176
Uncited documents2021232
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201279
Cited documents2013261
Cited documents2014482
Cited documents2015640
Cited documents2016700
Cited documents2017704
Cited documents2018645
Cited documents2019618
Cited documents2020596
Cited documents2021602
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