Comments on "Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences" by Sonne et al. (2020).

@article{Pourret2020CommentsO,
  title={Comments on "Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences" by Sonne et al. (2020).},
  author={Olivier Pourret and Dasapta Erwin Irawan and Jonathan P. Tennant and Charlotte Wien and Bertil F. Dorch},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2020},
  pages={
          136454
        }
}
There are major challenges that need to be addressed in the world of scholarly communication, especially in the field of environmental studies and in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Recently, Sonne et al. (2020) published an article in Science of the Total Environment discussing some of these challenges. However, we feel that many of the arguments misrepresent critical elements of Open Access (OA), Plan S, and broader issues in scholarly publishing. In our… 
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