The first of JSTOR’s Thematic Collections, Sustainability features academic and open policy research on environmental stresses and their impact on society. This collection features 115 journals and over 5,400 research reports from more than 30 policy institutes.

JSTOR Sustainability was built in collaboration with librarians, scholars, and policy researchers, and brings together key journals as well as open research reports from leading think tanks worldwide. The collection looks at sustainability and resilience through a broad lens, and spans more than 30 disciplines.


  • Agricultural productivity
  • Climatology and atmospheric lifetime
  • Energy policy
  • Environmental engineering
  • Green infrastructure
  • Human ecology
  • Land conservation
  • Natural resources law
  • Public health
  • Sustainable economic development
  • Urban development and design
  • Transportation and infrastructure planning
  • Water management

Notable titles

Reports from research institutes

  • The Council on Foreign Relations
  • Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Centre for European Policy Studies
  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

And over 30 other research institutes