Literature

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 Yearsort descending Category Geography Website
Davies IP, Haugo RD, Robertson JC, Levin PS (2018) The unequal vulnerability of communities of color to wildfire. PLoS ONE 13(11): e0205825. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205825 2018 environmental disasters, minority communities, community health, wildfire, preparedness, fire vulnerability National Link
Luce, Charles, and Zachary Holden. Consequences of an Endless Summer: Untangling the Link Between Summer Precipitation and Western Wildfires. United States Department of Agriculture Rocky Mountain Research Station, 2018, Consequences of an Endless Summer: Untangling the Link Between Summer Precipitation and Western Wildfires. 2018 precipitation, wildfires, drought management Western U.S. Link
State of California, Governor's Office of Research and Planning. (2018). California's Fourth National Climate Assessment; Statewide Summary. http://www.climateassessment.ca.gov/state/docs/20180827-StatewideSummary.pdf 2018 climate change, adaptation, vulnerability assessment, energy, water resources, management, forests, wildfires, agriculture, public health California Link
United States, Congress, Forest Service. “Start a Partnership with the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance; A Guide for Tribal Governments.” Start a Partnership with the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance; A Guide for Tribal Governments, USDA, 2014. 2018 partnership, funding opportunities, forest service, tribal relations, development, implementation, collaboration National Link
Rubenstein, M. A., Christopherson, R., & Ransom, J. I. (2018). Trophic implications of a phenological paradigm shift: Bald eagles and salmon in a changing climate (Vol. 0, Ser. 0) (United States). Journal of Applied Ecology. 2018 climate change, bald eagles, salmon, Puget Sound, North Cascades, habitat health, flood events, spawning events Skagit River Basin, North Cascades, Puget Sound Link
Green, Carla. “Apocalyptic Threat': Dire Climate Report Raises Fears for California's Future.” The Guardian, 27 Aug. 2018, www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/27/california-climate-change-report-wildfires-jerry-brown. 2018 extreme wildfires, climate change impacts, coastal erosion, rising temperatures, assessment California Link
Michaels, M. (Ed.). (2018, November 29). Fires in Northern California Present Challenges to Native Tribes. WeatherNation. Retrieved December 07, 2018, from http://www.weathernationtv.com/news/fires-in-northern-california-present-challenges-to-native-tribes/ 2018 fire management, Karuk Tribe, aboriginal lands, land management, traditional foods, cultural resources Klamath River, Salmon River, Northern California Link
Jones, Chas. “The Power Paddle to Puyallup: From the Perspective of a CASC Tribal Liaison.” Lack of Connected Habitat in the Southeast Has Consequences for Wildlife | Climate Adaptation Science Centers, USGS Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, 26 Aug. 2018, casc.usgs.gov/content/power-paddle-puyallup-perspective-casc-tribal-liaison. 2018 canoe journey, cultural revitalization, relationship building, over fishing, climate change impacts Washington Link
Salil D. Benegal (2018) The spillover of race and racial attitudes into public opinion about climate change, Environmental Politics, 27:4, 733-756, DOI:10.1080/09644016.2018.1457287 2018 climate change, racial attitudes, public opinion, communication National Link
United States, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing for the Health Effects of Drought; A Resource Guide for Public Health Professionals, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. 2018 public health, climate change impacts, drought, vector-borne diseases and infections, air quality, infrastructure, preparedness National Link
Sevigny, Melissa. “Federal Report Highlights Tribes’ Vulnerability to Climate Change.” KNAU Arizona Public Radio, 17 Dec. 2018, www.knau.org/post/federal-report-highlights-tribes-vulnerability-climate-change. 2018 Fourth National Climate Assessment, tribes, vulnerability, climate change, adaptation National Link
McCue, Duncan. “Growing 'Ecological Grief' Is the Mental Health Cost of Climate Change.” CBC, 21 Oct. 2018, www.cbc.ca/radio/checkup/growing-ecological-grief-is-the-mental-health-cost-of-climate-change-1.4871666. 2018 climate change, climate change impacts, mental health impacts, ecological impacts B.C. Link
“U.S. Tribes Applaud Decision Rejecting Trans Mountain Pipeline.” Wisonsin Gazette, 31 Aug. 2018, https://www.wisconsingazette.com/news/u-s-tribes-applaud-decision-rejecting-trans-mountain-pipeline/article_e8f2588c-ad39-11e8-ac3d-6b2ca76f8eed.html 2018 Trans mountain pipeline, Salish sea, pollution, treaty rights, shellfish, Washington, Canada, Salish Sea Link
Adhikari, A., & Hansen, A. J. (2018). Land use change and habitat fragmentation of wildland ecosystems of the North Central United States. Landscape and Urban Planning, 177, 196-216. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.04.014 2018 agriculture, conservation, biodiversity, ecosystem services, land use North Central U.S. Link
USDA Forest Service. Science Update: Fuel Treatments: Are We Doing Enough? vol. 25, pp. 1–16, Science Update: Fuel Treatments: Are We Doing Enough? 2018 wildfire, unhealthy forests, forest management, fire-adapted forests, fuel treatments, land management, fire-resilient Pacific Northwest Link
David, Aaron T.; Asarian, J. Eli; Lake, Frank K. 2018. Wildfire smoke cools summer river and stream water temperatures. Water Resources Research. 54. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR022964. 2018 aerosol optical thickness, Klamath Basin, rivers, water temperature, wildfire smoke, solar radiation, air temperatures, water temperatures Oregon, California, Klamath Basin Link
Rudolph, L., Harrison, C., Buckley, L. & North, S. (2018). Climate Change, Health, and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments. Oakland, CA and Washington D.C., Public Health Institute and American Public Health Association. 2018 climate change impacts, public health, equality, community health, transportation, land use, agriculture National Link
Voice of the Sea TV. YouTube, YouTube, 13 June 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZW5E_zLzHs&t=245s 2018 climate change, climate adaptation, research, forest health, fresh water supply, community health, wildlife, El Nino Hawaii Link
Orona, Brittani. “The Tolowa People Work With Western Science to Monitor Coastal Health.” KCET Environment, 4 Nov. 2018, www.kcet.org/shows/tending-nature/the-tolowa-people-work-with-western-science-to-monitor-coastal-health. 2018 environment, monitoring, coastal health, TEK California Link
Lake, Frank K.; Giardina, Christian P.; Parrotta, John A.; Davidson-Hunt, Iain. 2018. Considering diverse knowledge systems in forest landscape restoration. In: Mansourian, S., Parrotta, J., eds. Forest Landscape Restoration: Integrated approaches to support effective implementation. New York: Routledge: 37-46. Chapter 3. 2018 Traditional Knowledge, Forests, Landscapes, Restoration National Link
Urgenson, L. S., Nelson, C. R., Haugo, R. D., Halpern, C. B., Bakker, J. D., Ryan, C. M., Waltz, A. E., Belote, R. T. and Alvarado, E. (2018), Social perspectives on the use of reference conditions in restoration of fire‐adapted forest landscapes. Restor Ecol, 26: 987-996. doi:10.1111/rec.12640 2018 ecological restoration, land management, stakeholders, fire management, forest management, wildfires Link
Editorial Board. “Climate Change Is Heating up Los Angeles. We Need a Grid That Can Keep the Power on When It's Sweltering.” Los Angeles Times, 30 July 2018, www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-dwp-heat-storm-20180712-story.html#. 2018 climate change, climate adaptation, heat waves, utilities, electricity Southern California Link
Dominique M David-Chavez and Michael C Gavin 2018 Environ. Res. Lett. 13 123005 2018 traditional knowledge systems, climate change, adaptation, indigenous communities Link
Kerry L. Metlen, Carl N. Skinner, Derek R. Olson, Clint Nichols, Darren Borgias, Regional and local controls on historical fire regimes of dry forests and woodlands in the Rogue River Basin, Oregon, USA, Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 430, 2018, Pages 43-58, ISSN 0378-1127, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.07.010. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112718303566) 2018 fire management, wildfire management, forest restoration, plant health Southern Oregon, Rogue River Basin Link
Cushman, John H. “Reshaping the Supreme Court: What 2 Dissents on Climate Rules Tell Us.” Inside Climate News, 10 July 2018, insideclimatenews.org/news/28062018/justice-anthony-kennedy-retirement-environmental-laws-climate-change-case-massachusetts-v-epa-supreme-court?utm_source=InsideClimate News&utm_campaign=ee944cfe76-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29c928ffb5-ee944cfe76-327881649. 2018 "What frightens environmental advocates is how far out of step conservative justices have been with science in the past. It showed in Massachusetts v. EPA." Link
Ryan E Emanuel; Water in the Lumbee World: A River and Its People in a Time of Change, Environmental History, Volume 24, Issue 1, 1 January 2019, Pages 25–51, https://doi.org/10.1093/envhis/emy129 2019 landscapes, indigenous communities, culture and history, environmental justice North Carolina Link
Khalafzai, Muhammad-Arshad K., et al. “Flooding in the James Bay Region of Northern Ontario, Canada: Learning from Traditional Knowledge of Kashechewan First Nation.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 27 Feb. 2019, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101100. 2019 traditional knowledge, floods, disaster management, collaboration, warming temperatures, snowmelt, monitoring, indigenous communities Northern Ontario, Canada Link
DeMarban, Alex. "Add Krill and mussels to the list of unusual marine deaths in Northwest Alaska". Anrchorage Daily News, July 7, 2019, https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/rural-alaska/2019/07/07/add-krill-and-mussels-to-the-list-of-unusual-marine-deaths-in-northwest-alaska/ 2019 marine life, warming temperatures, climate change, ice melt, seabirds, unusual ocean conditions Northwest Alaska Link
Talloni-Álvarez, Nicolás E., et al. “Climate Change Impact on Canada's Pacific Marine Ecosystem: The Current State of Knowledge.” Marine Policy, vol. 104, no. June 2019, pp. 163–176., doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.02.035. 2019 climate change impacts, oceans, acidification, rising temperatures, marine health, equity, fishing access, First Nations Canada Link
Gregg RM, Kershner J. 2019. Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA. 2019 ecological drought, climate change impacts, natural resource management, cultural resources, adaptation, warming temperatures, precipitation, snowpack, water availability Northwest Link

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