Welcome to the 2 nd International Conference on Climate Change 2018 to be held from 15 th -16 th February 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Climate change is one of the defining challenges of the 21st century, along with the increased global population, poverty alleviation, environmental degradation and global food security. Climate change is no longer only a scientific concern, but it involves economics, sociology, geopolitics, national and local politics, law, and health, etc., directly impacting the Global Sustainability. ICCC 2018 will address a range of critically important areas in relation to Climate Change under the theme “Climate change and global sustainability: Action for bridging the gap” and create a great platform to discuss and find solutions to climate change-related issues in achieving Global Sustainability

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline
    23rd November 2017
  • Early Bird registration deadline
    21st December 2017
  • Final Registration deadline
    18th January 2018

Conference Tracks

  • Climate change and food security
  • Observations for Long-Term Climate Monitoring
  • Role of Renewable Energy Sources in a Warming World
  • Climate Change and Energy: Policies, Planning & Management
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development
  • Urbanization and flood risk implications in coastal and other areas
  • Green growth and policy challenges in coastal zone management

Hosting partner


University of Colombo,
Sri Lanka

Supporting ministry

Climate Change Secretariat
The Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
Sri Lanka

Academic partner

Colorado State University

Colorado State University,


Conference Chair

Erandathie Lokupitiya_Climate-change

Dr. Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya

Senior Lecturer,
Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences,
University of Colombo,
Sri Lanka.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Keith Paustian

Prof. Keith Paustian

Department of Soil and Crop Sciences,
Senior Research Scientist,
Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory,
Colorado State University,

Dr. Kevin Schaefer

Dr. Kevin Schaefer

National Snow and Ice Data Center,
University of Colorado, USA.

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Conference Proceedings


All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN(ISSN 2513 – 2695) in proceedings with a DOI number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS and Google scholar for possible Indexing.

6Regional Environmental Change

  • ISSN: 1436-3798
  • ISSN (Online) :1436-378X
  • Impact Factor: 2.919 (2016), Journal Citation Reports
  • Journel link: Click Here

International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and ManagementInternational Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management

  • ISSN: 1756-8692
  • Editor: Professor Walter Leal Filho
  • Journel link: Click Here

This journal is abstracted and indexed by: Current Contents® Social and Behavioral Sciences, Geobase, INSPEC, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, ReadCube Discover Scopus, Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index® (ISI)

Past Conference Keynote Speeches

Dr. Scott Denning

Dr. Eleanor Milne