Climate Change Reports (CCR) journal upholds the highest standards of integrity and transparency through its Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, aligning with the established guidelines of Sciences Force Publisher. Recognizing the paramount importance of impartiality in the publication process, CCR requires all involved parties, including authors, reviewers, and editors, to adhere to this comprehensive policy.

Policy Overview: The Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy at CCR is designed to identify, manage, and disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could compromise the objectivity and integrity of scholarly work published in the journal. This commitment ensures the credibility and trustworthiness of our publications, fostering a scholarly environment where research is conducted and disseminated with the utmost ethical considerations.

Study Sponsorship and Data Access: Authors are strongly advised to avoid agreements with study sponsors, whether for-profit or non-profit, that hinder their access to the study's data or limit their ability to independently analyze, interpret, and publish manuscripts without restrictions regarding timing or venue.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: Authors are required to disclose all potential conflicts of interest during the manuscript submission process via the online submission system. The corresponding author must provide a summary statement in a separate section titled "Conflicts of Interest" just before the reference list in the manuscript. This statement should encompass both financial and non-financial relationships or interests. Examples include, but are not limited to, financial interests, non-financial interests, personal or professional relationships, affiliations, and personal beliefs.

In the absence of any conflicts, authors should state: "Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest."

Verification and Handling: The editorial and review process at CCR involves a thorough examination of disclosed conflicts of interest. Any potential conflicts will be evaluated in the context of the submitted manuscript and may be communicated to reviewers for consideration during the peer-review process.

Publication of Conflicts of Interest: Disclosure of conflicts of interest will be published alongside the manuscript to ensure transparency and allow readers to appropriately evaluate the research. CCR journal remains committed to upholding the integrity of the scholarly record and fostering an environment where research contributions are free from undue influence.