The 5th International Conference on Climate Change 2021 – (ICCC 2021) which will be held 18th – 19th February 2021 virtually, Under the theme “Sustainable Development and Climate Change in Developing and Least Developed Countries ”.The conference was hosted by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Association for Environment Management and Sustainability, De La Salle University, Philippines, Malaysian Nature Society (MNS), Environmental Foundation Limited, in collaboration with the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM).

ICCC 2021 covered a range of disciplinary areas such as policy and law, Environment, technology, career and employment opportunities, to name a few along with the speeches from renowned speakers, best presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities. Moreover, the conference welcomed 60+ participants from 20 countries around the world.


The opening remarks of ICCC 2021 were made by the Conference Co-Chair have Prof. Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya (Professor in Environmental science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka), Prof. Fredolin Tangang (Chairman & Professor, Centre for Earth Sciences and Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia) and representing hosting partner university Dr. Raymond is the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, De La Salle University, Philippines together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Conference Convener/Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).


The Keynote forum was represented by Dr. Fahad Saeed from Climate Scientist, Germany under the title “Climate Science and Ambition to Achieve Sustainable Development in the Context of Paris Agreement” and Prof. Pete Smith from University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kindom under the title Soils for Mitigating Climate Change and Underpinning the Sustainable Development Goals”. Mr. Ranga Pallawala, Climate Finance Advisor, The Commonwealth Secretariat from  Sri Lanka was one plenary speaker of the conference and he delivered his talk under the title Climate Change: Policies, Business and Finance”. And second plenary speech delivered by Prof. Ahmad Ismail ,Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia under the title of “Climate Change: Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation”.


ICCC 2021 consisted of over 60+ participants from 20 countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, India, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa, Philippine, Indonesia, Japan, Uganda, Turkey, Bangladesh, Spain, Kenya, Colombia and Australia. The Conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge of Climate change and environment science from various perspectives.  This conference had representation from almost every continent and regions across the world, to share views and ideas on climate change issues, network with international colleagues and made the conference a meaning the full opportunity for engagement.


ICCC 2021 comprised of four (4) technical sessions. The technical sessions were under the below themes.

  • Climate Change: Policies, Business and Finance
  • Climate Change and Society
  • Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystems
  • Climate Change: Risk Prediction, Adaptation, And Mitigation
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ICCC 21 and Center for Natural Sciences and Environmental Research (CENSER), De La Salle University Philippines in collaboration with the Association for Environment Management and Sustainability (AEMS) was organized SYMPOSIUM under the theme of “Understanding the Relationship of Climate Change on Agriculture, Environment, and Health: The Case in ASIA”

Symposium Included three technical sessions under the main area of Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture And Environment and Impact of Climate Change on Health. There were 15+ speakers and two keynote speeches from Dr. Raymond Girard Tan (De La Salle University, Philippine) under the title of IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT and Dr. Thaddeus Carvajal (Ehime University, Japan) under the title of Climate Change and Dengue.


Through the publication workshop, it was intended to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications to assist future researchers. The workshop was moderated by Prof. Alberto Arenas (Environmental and Sustainability Education College of Education at the University of Arizona United States And Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Environmental Education). The Perspective of the publication workshop was to assist researchers who write full papers with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding. Through this publication workshop, the facilitator was able to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications for future researchers. All conference participants were delighted and graced by this opportunity.

alberto arenas, ph.d. ALBERTO ARENAS, PH.D.

University of Arizona,
United States.


The panel discussion focused on climate change in the Asian region and how it affects humans and other living organisms and the overall impact on society.
The panel was comprising well-known industry professionals and climate experts in Asia representing both public and private sectors. During the discussion, panelists were highlighted the main issues we have to face due to climate change, what are the actions we can take to overcome these barriers, and how we can adapt to these changes and mitigate its effects through building resilience. The panel was consist of three members and a moderator. They covered all the affected areas and potential solutions for those during this discussion.


  • Kandiah Pakeerathan, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • José Antonio Clemente Almendros, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Muhammad Ishaq, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Pakistan
  • Prof Nirmalie Pallewatta, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Sardhanee Dias, Former Director, Environment Division of NBRO, Sri Lanka
  • Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Fredolin Tangang , University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia


  • Amanullah,The University of Agriculture Peshawar  , Pakistan
  • Parashuram Chandravanshi,Zonal Agricultural and Horticultural research statio, India
  • Pow-Seng Yap, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
  • Mr .DN Sirisena,Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
  • Frank Wesonga, Research Institution, Kenya
  • Ishiaku Ibrahim, Federal University,Birnin <b
  • Kuok Ho Daniel, BNU-HKBU United International College, China
  • B. M. Jaffar Ali, Pondicherry University  India
  • Martha W. Kiarie-Makara, Daystar University, Kenya
  • Akshey Bhargava, Environmental advisor, India
  • Prof Keith Paustian, Colorado State University, USA
  • Prof Pete Smith, University of Aberdeen,UK
  • Prabir Patra,Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan
  • Eleanor Milne,Colorado State University, USA
  • Dr. Ahmad Makmom Hj. Abdullah,Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Wesam A.Y. Almadhoun,Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Justin Sentian, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Ishaq, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council,Pakistan
  • Mohamad Darwish, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Fahim Ullah Khan, Hazara University, Pakistan




All full papers opting for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind peer review process. The e-version of the conference proceedings will be published with ISSN 2513-258x and DOI prefix: 10.17501.

Conference proceedings will only be provided in the electronic format and upon publication papers will be archived in TIIKM Open Journal System (OJS). Authors and readers are free to view and download the full-texts of published papers.

Environment, Development and Sustainability

environment, development and sustainabilityOnline ISSN 1573-2975
Editor in Chief Dr. Luc Hens
Publisher SPRINGER
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Indexed in SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition and many more

The Journal of Environmental Education

the journal of environmental educationOnline ISSN 1940-1892
Editor in chief
Alberto (Tico) Arenas
Taylor and Francis Online
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Abstracted/ Indexed in SCOPUS, Social Sciences Citation Index, Web of Science, Environment Index, Education Research Index and many more.

Environmental Claims Journal

The Environmental Claims Journal focuses on the many types of claims and liabilities that result from environmental exposures. The ECJ considers environmental claims under older business insurance policies, coverage and claims under more recent environmental insurance policies, as well as toxic tort claims. Exposures and claims from all environmental media are considered: air, drinking water, groundwater, soil, chemicals in commerce and naturally occurring chemicals. The journal also considers the laws, regulations, and case law that form the basis for claims. The journal would be of interest to environmental and insurance attorneys, insurance professionals, claims professionals, and environmental consultants.

environmental claims journalOnline ISSN 1547-657X
Editor in chief
Howard M. Tollin
Taylor & Francis Online
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Abstracted/ Indexed in SCOPUS, GEOBASE, Environmental Impact, Environment Index, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management, Core, Sustainability Science Abstracts and many more

Social and Environmental Accountability Journal

social and environmental accountability journalOnline ISSN 2156-2245
Editor in chief
Michelle Rodrigue, Helen Tregidga
Taylor & Francis Online
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Abstracted/ Indexed in SCOPUS, ABS Journal Guide, ABDC Journal Quality List, VHB.

Climate Policy

climate policyOnline ISSN 1752-7457
Editor in chief
Professor Frank Jotzo and Professor Harald Winkler
Taylor & Francis Online
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Abstracted/ Indexed in SCOPUS, Geobase, Social & Behavioural Sciences®, Environment Index™, Environmental Science Database and many more.



Co-Hosting Partner

Association for Environment Management and Sustainability (AEMS)

Co-Hosting Partner

center for natural sciences and environmental research (censer), de la salle university, philippinesCenter for Natural Sciences and Environmental Research (CENSER), De La Salle University, Philippines

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Strategic Partnermalaysian nature society (mns) malaysia

Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)

Strategic Partner

environmental foundation

Environmental Foundation Limited,
Sri Lanka

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The International Institute of
Knowledge Management – Sri Lanka