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
Fialka, John. “A Wyoming Reservation Shows the New Face of Drought.” Scientific American, E&E News, 6 June 2018, www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-wyoming-reservation-shows-the-new-face-of-drought/.

Categories: climate change, drought, management, adaptation

2018 Wyoming Link
Tegel, S. (2018, September 17). A Native Answer to Climate Change. U.S. News. Retrieved September 18, 2018, from https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2018-09-17/indigenous-peoples-property-rights-may-help-slow-climate-change

Categories: indigenous rights, human rights, land management, climate change, Co2 emissions, illegal logging, deforestation

2018 South America Link
Gottbrath, Laurin-Whitney. “Indigenous women occupy Washington state capitol lawn.” USA News | Al Jazeera, Al Jazeera, 9 Jan. 2018, www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/indigenous-women-occupy-capitol-climate-change-180109121751335.html.

Categories: environmental justice, indigenous women, indigenous rights, treaty rights, climate change, activism

2018 Washington state Link
Chamberlain, James L.; Emery, Marla R.; Patel-Weynand, Toral. 2018. Assessment of nontimber forest products in the United States under changing conditions. General Technical Report SRS-GTR-232. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 268p. https://doi.org/10.2737/SRS-GTR-232

Categories: nontimber forest products, forest health, natural resources, forests, rangelands, management, ecosystem services

2018 Link
Community Solar to Meet 100% of Energy Costs for New Mexico Tribe. (2018, January 11). Retrieved January 18, 2018, from https://www.energy.gov/indianenergy/articles/community-solar-meet-100-energy-costs-new-mexico-tribe

Categories: energy, sustainable development, solar power, renewable energy production, energy independence, tribal sovereignty

2018 New Mexico 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.

Categories: environment, monitoring, coastal health, TEK

2018 California Link
Gregg RM, Reynier W, Gaines LJ, BehanJ (editors). 2018. Available Science Assessment Process (ASAP): Sea Level Rise in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California. Report to the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center. EcoAdapt (Bainbridge Island, WA) and the Institute for Natural Resources (Corvallis, OR).

Categories: climate adaptation, sea level rise, management, coastal planning

2018 Pacific Northwest, Northern California Link
Hanses, Terri. “Breaking a Sacred Trust: On the Exploitation of Traditional Knowledge.” Pacific Standard, 20 Sept. 2018, psmag.com/social-justice/breaking-a-sacred-trust.

Categories: traditional knowledge, TEK, restoration, knowledge protection

2018 Washington Link
Kemp, Kym. “US Supreme Court Keeps in Place a Moratorium on Recreational Suction Dredge Mining; Karuk Tribe Pleased.” Redheaded Blackbelt, Kym Kemp, 9 Jan. 2018, kymkemp.com/2018/01/09/us-supreme-court-keeps-in-place-a-moratorium-on-recreational-suction-dredge-mining-karuk-tribe-pleased/.

Categories: mining, regulation, fish health, water quality, cultural sites, traditional sites

2018 Northern California Link
Southern Methodist University, and UA Communications. “Native Bison Hunters Amplified Climate Impacts on Prairie Fires.” UA News, 24 July 2018, uanews.arizona.edu/story/native-bison-hunters-amplified-climate-impacts-prairie-fires.

Categories: prescribed burns, fire management

2018 Prairie Link
Aleiss, Angela. “U.S. Forest Service and Tulalip Tribes Partner for Huckleberry Enhancement Project.” USDA Forest Service Tribal Relations News, www.fs.fed.us/spf/tribalrelations/documents/news/Winter2018TribalRelationsNews.pdf.

Categories: co-stewardship, restoration, cultural resources, traditional foods

2018 Washington state Link
Dominique M David-Chavez and Michael C Gavin 2018 Environ. Res. Lett. 13 123005

Categories: traditional knowledge systems, climate change, adaptation, indigenous communities

2018 Link
Horsey, David. “Canadian Oil Pipeline Is a Threat to Puget Sound's Ecosystem.” The Seattle Times, The Seattle Times Company, 1 June 2018, www.seattletimes.com/opinion/canadian-oil-pipeline-is-a-threat-to-puget-sounds-ecosystem/.

Categories: Trans Mountain Pipeline, oil, sea life, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound

2018 Puget Sound, San Juan Islands, Canada Link
“The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Trap the Sun to Offset Energy Costs.” Department of Energy, Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, 27 Aug. 2018, www.energy.gov/indianenergy/articles/confederated-tribes-umatilla-indian-reservation-trap-sun-offset-energy-costs.

Categories: energy, Office of Indian Energy, Co2 emissions, solar power

2018 Oregon Link
Stein, Michael Isaac. “How to Save a Town From Rising Waters.” CityLab, The Atlantic Monthly Group, 24 Jan. 2018, www.citylab.com/environment/2018/01/how-to-save-a-town-from-rising-waters/547646/.

Categories: climate change effects, relocation, planning

2018 Coastal Louisiana Link
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2018). Preparedness and safety messaging for hurricanes, flooding, and similar disasters. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Categories: disaster preparedness, public health, food safety, waterborne diseases, hurricanes, flooding, extreme weather

2018 National Link
Sevigny, Melissa. “The STAR School Wins Science Prize for Low-Cost Cooler Design.” Knau Arizona Public Radio Home, 31 Jan. 2018, knau.org/post/star-school-wins-science-prize-low-cost-cooler-design.

Categories: solar power, community wellness, affordable energy, stem

2018 Arizona Link
Elizabeth Thomas, Protecting Cultural Rights in the South Pacific Islands: Using UNESCO and Marine Protected Areas to Plan for Climate Change, 29 Fordham Envtl. L. Rev. 413 (2018).
Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1802&context=elr

Categories: cultural rights, climate change, adaptation

2018 South Pacific Islands Link
“CTUIR joins coalition to fight climate change.” East Oregonian, East Oregonian, 24 Jan. 2018, www.eastoregonian.com/eo/local-news/20180124/ctuir-joins-coalition-to-fight-climate-change.

Categories: climate change, Paris Climate Agreement, climate change adaptation, tribal sovereignty

2018 Eastern Oregon, Northwest Link
Swain, Dr. Elizabeth, et al. Multisolving at the Intersection of Health and Climate; Lessons from Success Stories. Climate Interactive, 2018, Multisolving at the Intersection of Health and Climate; Lessons from Success Stories, img.climateinteractive.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Multisolving-at-the-Intersection-of-Health-and-Climate-1.pdf.

Categories: health, climate change, climate change adaptation, community health

2018 International Link
Quaempts, E. J., K. L. Jones, S. J. O'Daniel, T. J. Beechie, and G. C. Poole. 2018. Aligning environmental management with ecosystem resilience: a First Foods example from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon, USA. Ecology and Society 23(2):29.
https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-10080-230229

Categories: reciprocity, creation stories, environmental policy management, first foods, resilience, planning, ecosystems

2018 Oregon Link
McGrath, Matt. “Final Call to Save the World from 'Climate Catastrophe'.” Science & Environment, 8 Oct. 2018, www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45775309.

Categories: climate change, climate change impacts, IPCC, energy, land use

2018 Global Link
Sorensen C, Murray V, Lemery J, Balbus J (2018) Climate change and women's health: Impacts and policy directions. PLoS Med 15(7): e1002603. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002603

Categories: climate change, public health, women's health, climate justice, gender inequality

2018 Link
Plumer, B. (2018, May 15). 'Impossible to Ignore': Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/15/climate/alaska-climate-change.html

Categories: climate change, adaptation, greenhouse gas emissions, relocation, renewable energy

2018 Alaska Link
McGroarty, Erin. “Action Team Delivers Recommendations to Address Climate Change.” Daily News-Miner; The Voice of Interior Alaska, 27 Sept. 2018, www.newsminer.com/news/local_news/action-team-delivers-recommendations-to-address-climate-change/article_a89096f6-c22d-11e8-9f7a-6b58428ad670.html.

Categories: climate change, climate change impacts, mitigation, Alaska

2018 Alaska 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.

Categories: precipitation, wildfires, drought management

2018 Western U.S. Link
Dimoff, Anna. “Arctic research initiative targets historical knowledge to track climate change.” CBCnews, CBC/Radio Canada, 3 Jan. 2018, www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/arctic-research-indigenous-communities-1.4470891.

Categories: climate change, climate change adaptation, arctic, melting ice, traditional and historical knowledge, warming oceans

2018 Northern Canada Link
Chisholm Hatfield, S., Marino, E., Whyte, K.P. et al. Ecol Process (2018) 7: 25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13717-018-0136-6

Categories: TEK, climate change, environment, observation, seasonality, culture

2018 Northwest, Great Basin Link
Caldwell, C., 2018, Supporting Cooperation Between Tribes and Climate Scientists in the Northeast Region.

Categories: climate change, cultural practices, climate change adaptation, climate modeling, collaboration, cooperation

2018 Northeast Link
Mooney, C. (2018, June 13). Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues, we are in serious trouble. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/06/13/antarctic-ice-loss-has-tripled-in-a-decade-if-that-continues-we-are-in-serious-trouble/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.18fcfd765b17

Categories: climate change, melting ice, rising sea level, ghg emissions

2018 Antarctic, Coastal communities Link