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 ascending Category Geography Website
Spies, Thomas A.; Stine, Peter A.; Gravenmier, Rebecca; Long, Jonathan W.; Reilly, Matthew J.; Mazza, Rhonda, tech. coords. 2018. Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area: executive summary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-970. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 186 p 2018 Northwest Forest Plan, science, management, restoration, northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, climate change, socioeconomic, environmental justice, U.S. Forest Service National 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/. 2018 climate change effects, relocation, planning Coastal Louisiana Link
Parker, L. (2018, October 16). Bill Gates launches effort to help the world adapt to climate change. Retrieved October 22, 2018, from https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2018/10/bill-gates-world-bank-launch-climate-change-adaptation-fund/?user.testname=none 2018 climate change, climate change impacts, adaptation, natural disasters Global Link
United States, United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. (2018). Toward Shared Stewardship Across Landscapes: An Outcome-Based Investment Strategy. 2018 stewardship, wildfire management, forest management, land management, invasive species, drought, natural resources National Link
“Voices From the Land; Digital Storytelling and Exchange Project.” Arts in Education of the Gorge, Friends of Pomaika'i School, KYUK, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Makana Aloha Foundation, Mills Davis Foundation, www.voicesfromtheland.org/about/. 2018 digital stories, place based, climate change, climate change impacts, community building, youth, cultural traditions Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii 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). 2018 climate adaptation, sea level rise, management, coastal planning Pacific Northwest, Northern California Link
2018-04-20, Final Report- The Available Science Assessment Project (ASAP) Continued: Evaluating Adaptation Actions for Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Change in the Pacific Northwest. 2018 climate change, natural resource management, conservation, climate adaptation, coastal planning Northwest Link
Kathleen A. Wendt, Yuri V. Dublyansky, Gina E. Moseley, R. Lawrence Edwards, Hai Cheng, Christoph Spötl. Moisture availability in the southwest United States over the last three glacial-interglacial cycles. Science Advances, 2018; 4 (10): eaau1375 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau1375 2018 groundwater, southwest, water table, rainfall patterns, climate change, historic patterns Southwest 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. 2018 climate change, Paris Climate Agreement, climate change adaptation, tribal sovereignty Eastern Oregon, Northwest Link
Mapes, Lynda V. “Federal Judge Orders EPA to Protect Salmon from Warm Temps in Columbia River Basin.” The Seattle Times, 17 Oct. 2018. 2018 salmon, fish health, stream flow, warmer temperatures, climate change, Columbia Basin, Columbia River Columbia Basin Link
Wood, Mary Christina (2018) "Tribal Tools & Legal Levers for Halting Fossil Fuel Transport & Exports Through the Pacific Northwest," American Indian Law Journal: Vol. 7 : Iss. 1 , Article 5. Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.seattleu.edu/ailj/vol7/iss1/5 2018 Tribes, tools, fossil fuels, pipelines, environmental law, environmental justice Pacific Northwest 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/. 2018 Trans Mountain Pipeline, oil, sea life, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound Puget Sound, San Juan Islands, Canada Link
Barlow, Jim. “Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Internet Infrastructure, Study Says.” Around the O, 16 July 2018, around.uoregon.edu/content/rising-seas-threaten-coastal-internet-infrastructure-study-says?utm_source=ato07-18-18. 2018 climate change, internet, infrastructure, rising sea level, disaster preparedness, mitigation Link
Begay, Jade, and Ayşe Gürsöz. “Why Defending Indigenous Rights Is Integral to Fighting Climate Change.” Independent Media Institute and Rainforest Action Network, 5 Sept. 2018, www.ecowatch.com/defending-indigenous-rights-climate-change-2602221014.html. 2018 pollution, front-line communities, climate change impacts, community health, environmental justice 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
Laursen, S., Puniwai, N., Genz, A.S. et al. Environmental Management (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-018-1069-7 2018 adaptation, climate change, collaboration, knowledge co-production, knowledge forms, resilience, worldview Hawaii. 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
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. 2018 climate change, climate change adaptation, arctic, melting ice, traditional and historical knowledge, warming oceans Northern Canada 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
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 2018 cultural rights, climate change, adaptation South Pacific Islands Link
Collins, Brandon M., et al. “How Does Forest Recovery Following Moderate-Severity Fire Influence Effects of Subsequent Wildfire in Mixed-Conifer Forests?” Fire Ecology, 30 Aug. 2018, doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s42408-018-0004-x. 2018 wildfire, wildfire impacts, forests, tree species, reburn North America Link
Sankey, J. B., Kreitler, J., Hawbaker, T. J., McVay, J. L., Miller, M. E., Mueller, E. R., . . . Sankey, T. T. (2017). Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watersheds. Geophysical Research Letters. Retrieved October 30, 2018, from https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/2017GL073979. 2017 climate change, wildfire, erosion, water quality, water supply, watershed health, sedimentation United States Link
n.a. 2017. Standing Rock's fight against Dakota pipeline not over as tribe plans for fossil-free future. Green Left Weekly. 2017 Standing rock, pipeline, legislation, lawsuit, climate change, policy, planning, fossil fuels, pollution North Dakota Link
Houston, L., Capalbo, S., Seavert, C., Dalton, M., Bryla, D. and Sagili, R., 2017. In press. Specialty fruit production in the Pacific Northwest: adaptation strategies for a changing climate. Climatic Change, pp.1-13. DOI:10.1007/s10584-017-1951-y 2017 climate change, produce, adaptation, sustainability, weather patterns, temperature, insect, disease, planning, policy Western United States. Link
Weiser, Matt. 2017. A guide to the EPA data under threat by the Trump administration. The Guardian. 2017 trump administration, budget cuts, EPA, environmentalism, unregulated, planning, policy, legislature, white house Natioanl Link
Colorado State University. "Forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 December 2017. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171212090545.htm>. 2017 forest resilience, wildfires, climate change Rocky Mountains, Colorado, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho, Montana Link
Finn, Symma, et al. “The Value of Traditional Ecological Knowledge for the Environmental Health Sciences and Biomedical Research.” Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 125, no. 8, Aug. 2017, doi:10.1289/ehp858. 2017 TEK, preservation, oral tradition, culture, tradition, language Link
Leigh Brown, Patricia. 2017. Traditions Revived at a Tribal Culture Camp. The New York Times 2017 PNW, culture Pacific Northwest, California Link
LaPier, Rosalyn R. 2017. Climate change could disrupt tribes’ religious practices. High Country News. 2017 climate change, tribes, religion, spirituality, self-determination, cultural expression, freedom, accessibility, National, United States Link

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