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
Snider, L. (2018, November 15). Half of World's Annual Precipitation Falls in Just 12 Days, New Study Finds. NCAR & UCAR News. Retrieved November 20, 2018, from https://news.ucar.edu/132637/half-worlds-annual-precipitation-falls-just-12-days-new-study-finds 2018 annual precipitation, climate change, weather data, flooding, extreme weather events Global 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
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/. 2018 climate change, drought, management, adaptation Wyoming 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/. 2018 mining, regulation, fish health, water quality, cultural sites, traditional sites Northern California Link
Rosa-Anquino, P. (2018, November 21). To share or not to share? Tribes risk exploitation when sharing climate change solutions. Grist. Retrieved November 21, 2018, from https://grist.org/article/indigenous-knowledge-climate-change-solution/ 2018 traditional knowledge, knowledge sharing, IPCC, adaptation, planning, exploitation National 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
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
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
Boyd-Barrett, Claudia. “Already Vulnerable Populations Face Greater Risks From Climate Change, Report Finds.” California Health Report, California Health Report, 6 Sept. 2018, www.calhealthreport.org/2018/08/28/already-vulnerable-populations-face-greater-risks-climate-change-report-finds/. 2018 climate change, climate change impacts, tribal communities, extreme wildfires, extreme weather conditions, coastal flooding, community health California Link
Mickelson, E., Thomsen, D., Bateson, E., Bixler, D., Carlson, E., & Johnson, S. (2018, March). Assessing the State of Landscape Conservation Initiatives in North America; A Survey and Report (Rep.). Retrieved November 26, 2018, from Network for Landscape Conservation website: http://landscapeconservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NLC-2017-Survey-Report_Final-Report.pdf 2018 conservation, landscapes, collaboration, planning, research National Link
Cox, Lisa. “Global Temperature Rises Could Be Double Those Predicted by Climate Modelling.” The Guardian, 5 July 2018, www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/06/global-temperature-rises-could-be-double-those-predicted-by-climate-modelling. 2018 "Temperature rises as a result of global warming could eventually be double what has been projected by climate models, according to an international team of researchers from 17 countries." Global 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
Blasch K, Hundt S, Wurster P, Sando R, Berthelote A (2018) Streamflow contributions from tribal lands to major river basins of the United States. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203872. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203872 2018 stream flow, water, water resources, water management, natural resources, tribal lands Pacific Northwest, Great Lakes, Missouri, Arkansas, California Link
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
Kusnetz, Nicholas. “These Are the Toughest Emissions to Cut, and a Big Chunk of the Climate Problem.” Inside Climate News, 28 June 2018, insideclimatenews.org/news/28062018/global-warming-pollution-industrial-sources-cement-steel-trade-solutions-technology-shipping?utm_source=InsideClimate News&utm_campaign=ee944cfe76-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29c928ffb5-ee944cfe76-327881649. 2018 greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, climate change, climate adaptation, cement and steel emissions Global Link
2018 world hunger, malnutrition, obesity, climate variability, climate change, agriculture International Link
Pyper, Julia. “IRS Issues Favorable Tax Credit Guidance for New Solar Projects.” GTM, 22 June 2018, www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/irs-issues-favorable-tax-credit-guidance-for-new-solar-projects?utm_source=InsideClimate News&utm_campaign=ee944cfe76-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29c928ffb5-ee944cfe76-327881649#gs.qZ1Esio. 2018 solar panel, tax credit, investment, renewable energy 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
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 2018 indigenous rights, human rights, land management, climate change, Co2 emissions, illegal logging, deforestation South America 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
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 2018 nontimber forest products, forest health, natural resources, forests, rangelands, management, ecosystem services 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. 2018 traditional knowledge, TEK, restoration, knowledge protection Washington 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
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. 2018 prescribed burns, fire management Prairie Link
Mohney, G. 2017. How climate change and air pollution can affect your health. 2017 climate change, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, human health, disease, death National, United States 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
USGS. 2017. Model development for climate-driven impacts to berry resources in Alaska. 2017 berries, conservation, management, sustainability, planning, policy, projections Alaska 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
Profita, Cassandra. 2017. Climate Change Is Making Smoky, Unhealthy Air More Common. 2017 climate change, wildfire, asthma, heart disease, human health, risk, hazard, air quality, smoke, pollution Northwest, Pacific Northwest Link
Watson, Teila. 2017. Indigenous knowledge systems can help solve the problems of climate change. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, TEK, traditional knowledge, Indigenous rights, Indigneous science, management, conservation Australia, Global, International Link

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