Publications

Tribal leaders, scholars and others working with tribes on climate change issues are increasingly engaged in bringing tribal voices to academic literature, agency climate reports, and other publications to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on indigenous communities in the United States, and the measures tribes across the country are taking to address climate change. Abstracts and materials provided by the publications are included in the descriptions.

Publication Year Sort ascending Geography Website
UBC News. 2016. Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries’ catch in half.

Categories: Salmon, Herring, Population Decline, Climate Impacts

2016 Northwest, International (Canada), British Columbia Link
Brose, Dominic (rapporteur), Committee on the Practice of Sustainability Science; Science and Technology for Sustainability Program; Policy and Global Affairs; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management: SUMMARY OF A WORKSHOP.

Categories: Natural Resource Management, Landscape-scale Analysis

2016 National Link
Arctic indigenous leaders from Alaska, Russia, and Canada to make historic London address on impacts of Arctic Ocean shipping. The Arctic Journal. 2016.

Categories: arctic, climate change, fossil fuels, policy, negotiation

2016 Arctic, Alaska, Russia, Siberia, Canada Link
Anderegg, W. R., Klein, T., Bartlett, M., Sack, L., Pellegrini, A. F., Choat, B., & Jansen, S. (2016). Meta-analysis reveals that hydraulic traits explain cross-species patterns of drought-induced tree mortality across the globe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201525678.

Categories: Climate Extremes, Drought, Forest Ecology, Climate Impacts

2016 National, International Link
Pacific Northwest Weighs Response to Risks Posed by Oil Trains. July 31, 2016.

Categories: chinook, salmon, fisheries, salmon run, habitat restoration, population, spawning, Gorge, dam, dam removal

2016 Yakama territories, Washington, Oregon, Pacific Northwest Link
Couch, J. 2016. Tribal Food Sovereignty: Beyond the Community Garden. FNDI.

Categories: food sovereignty, food justice, economy, self-determination, sustainability, self-sufficiency

2016 United States, Canada Link
Weatherdon, J.; Ota, Y.; Jones, M.; Close, D.; Cheung, W.2016. Projected Scenarios for Coastal First Nations’ Fisheries Catch Potential under Climate Change: Management Challenges and Opportunities. PLoS ONE. 11: e0145285.

Categories: Traditional Knowledges, Site-Specific Mitigation and Adaptation, Joint-Management, Salmon, Species Decline, Species Range Shift

2016 Northwest, International (Canada), British Columbia Link
Koszan, Tiffany. Adapting to climate change on tribal land explored at upcoming summit. Nevada Today. 2016.

Categories: climate change, water health, farming practices, conference

2016 Great Basin, American Southwest Link
USGCRP, 2016: The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. Crimmins, A., J. Balbus, J.L. Gamble, C.B. Beard, J.E. Bell, D. Dodgen, R.J. Eisen, N. Fann, M.D. Hawkins, S.C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, D.M. Mills, S. Saha, M.C. Sarofim, J. Trtanj, and L. Ziska, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, 312 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0R49NQX

Categories: Harmful Algal Blooms, Water Quality, Human Health, Climate Impacts, Temperature Change, Air Quality Impacts, Extreme Events, Vector-Borne Diseases, Water-related Illnesses, Food Safety, Mental Health

2016 National Link
Terence, Malcolm. Karuk Tribe Holds Its Own Climate Study Session. Two Rivers Tribune. 2016.

Categories: climate assessment, climate science, indigenous knowledge, tribal lands, local government, orleans, Federal agency,

2016 California, Orleans, Pacific Northwest Link
Ban, S.S., Alidina, H.M., Okey, T.A., Gregg, R.M. and Ban, N.C., 2016. Identifying potential marine climate change refugia: A case study in Canada’s Pacific marine ecosystems. Global Ecology and Conservation, 8, pp.41-54.

Categories: climate change, refugia, canada, pacific, marine, sea, coastal

2016 Coastal, Canada Link
Reuters, Thompson. 'Dangerous' move by climate-change activists cuts off pipeline flow from Canada to U.S. CBC News. 2016.

Categories: necessity, climate change, fossil fuels, crude oil, tar, pipeline, corporations, activism

2016 United States, Canada Link
EPA. 2016. Climate Change Indicators in the United States (Fourth Edition).

Categories: climate change, human health, social justice, coastal, forest, climate science

2016 National, United States Link
Bronen, Robin. 2016. Arctic Sirens Wail: Where Are the First Responders? Huffpost Impact.

Categories: Climate Impacts, Adaptation

2016 National, International, Arctic, Alaska Link
The Salmon People at Risk: What Climate Change Means for the Puyallup Tribe. LRInspire. 2016.

Categories: ppuyallup, salmon, fisheries, traditional foods, TEK, sovereignty, climate change, water health

2016 Washignton State Link
James D. Ford, Laura Cameron, Jennifer Rubis, Michelle Maillet, Douglas Nakashima, Ashlee Cunsolo Willox and Tristan Pearce. 2016. Including indigenous knowledge and experience in IPCC assessment reports. Nature Climate Change 6.

Categories: IPCC, Climate Assessment, Policy, Science, Indigenous Peoples' Issues

2016 International Link
Anaya, S. James and Puig, Sergio, Mitigating State Sovereignty: The Duty to Consult with Indigenous Peoples (November 28, 2016). 67 University of Toronto Law Journal ___ (Forthcoming); Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-42. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2876760

Categories: Internatnional Law, International Human Rights, Right of Consultation, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Sovereignty

2016 National Link
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. 2016. DOE Office of Indian Energy Strategic Roadmap 2025: Energy.gov/indianenergy.

Categories: Energy Development, Energy Deployment, Energy, Infrastructure, Development.

2016 National Link
EPA. HOW WILL CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT MY HEALTH? Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: climate change, air quality, illness, disease, human health, health risks

2016 International Link
Sheperd, Sara. Conference at Haskell explores how climate change affects American Indians. Lawrence Journal-World. 2016.

Categories: climate change, network, adaptation, mitigation, forum, conference

2016 United States Link
World Bank Group. 2016. High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy.

Categories: Economics, Drought, Climate Impacts, Water Resources

2016 International Link
Lynam, T. and Walker, I., 2016. Making sense of climate change: orientations to adaptation. Ecology and Society, 21(4).

Categories: climate change, knowledge production, social change, philosophy, sociology,

2016 Global Link
NOAA Sentinel Site Cooperative. n.d. Keeping Pace: A short guide to navigating sea-level rise models.

Categories: Sea-level Rise, Climate Modeling

2016 National, International Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Children. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: health risks, children, socioeconomic, climate change, biohazard, vulnerability, exposure

2016 International Link
Nathan Gilles. 2016. A World Aflame. Oregon Quarterly.

Categories: Climate Impacts, Wildfire, Tribal Adaptation

2016 Northwest Link
2016. Research Ethics: A Source Guide to Conducting Research with Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous Geography.

Categories: indigenous science, research, climate change, cultural resources, sovereignty, self-determination

2016 Global Link
EPA. Climate Change, Health, and Environmental Justice. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: social justice, climate change, socioeconomic, race, citizenship, low-income, biohazard, accessibility, education

2016 International, United States Link
Carolyn van Houten. The First Official Climate Refugees in the U.S. Race Against Time. 2016. National Geographic Online.

Categories: Climate Adaptation, Relocation, Climate Refugee, Isle de Jean Charles, Isle de Jean Charles band of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Tribe

2016 Southeast, Gulf of Mexico Link
McDowell Group. 2016. Economic Impact Analysis: Southeast Alaska Transboundary Watershed. Juneau, Anchorage, Alaska: SalmonState.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, transboundary, watershed, streamflow, economic concerns, Taku River, Stikine River, Unuk River, sport fishing, tour operations, policy and management, economic development, planning

2016 Alaska Link
Federal Treaty and Trust Obligations, and Ocean Acidification. Robert T. Anderson, University of Washington School of Law, June 1, 2016. Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Vol. 6, No. 2, Pp. 474-95 (2016) University of Washington School of Law Research Paper 2016-17.

Categories: land action, tribal lands, water health, environmental protection, tribal territories, protection of rights, advocacy, trust responsibility

2016 National, International Link