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
O'rourke, Christian. 2017. With Chance the Rapper By His Side, This 16-Year-Old Activist & Rapper Is Setting Out to Change the Climate Game: Exclusive.

Categories: climate change, Earth Guardians, OCT, social justice, outreach, awareness, music, art, rap, hip hop,

2017 National, United States Link
Eilperin, J., Dennis, B. 2017. Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record. Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record

Categories: EPA, coal emissions, greenhouse gas regulations, energy, clean energy, alternative, climate change, mitigation, policy

2017 National, Global Link
Clean energy: The challenge of achieving a ‘just transition’ for workers. EcoBusiness. 2017.

Categories: climate change, economy, employment, jobs sector, emissions, carbon footprint, adaptation, mitigation

2017 Arizona, United States, International Link
Light, John. 2017. Kids Suing Trump Hope the Courts Step Up on Climate Change. Bill Moyers.

Categories: climate change, litigation, legislation, supreme court, trump administration, supreme court, OCT, Our Children's Trust

2017 National Link
Dhillon, C.M., 2017. Using citizen science in environmental justice: participation and decision-making in a Southern California waste facility siting conflict. Local Environment, pp.1-18.

Categories: climate change, planning, policy, management, zoning, development, waste programs, community, collaboration

2017 National, United States Link
Colorado State University. "Forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 December 2017. .

Categories: forest resilience, wildfires, climate change

2017 Rocky Mountains, Colorado, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho, Montana Link
Babcock, Hope M. “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow--Is Global Climate Change Another White Man ’s Trick to Get Indian Land? The Role of Treaties in Protecting Tribes as They Adapt to Climate Change.” Michigan State Law Review, 2017, pp. 370–423., scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3029&context=facpub.

Categories: climate change impacts, cultural resources, sea level rise, erosion, drought, relocation, treaties, sovereignty

2017 Link
Site of Science. 2017. We Are the Ocean: An Indigenous Response to Climate Change.

Categories: climate change, pollution, debris, plastics, adaptation, mitigation, natural processes, climate science, community, art, traditions, museum

2017 International, Global Link
Davenport, C., Rubin, A. J. 2017Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies.

Categories: coal emissions, greenhouse gas regulations, deregulated, Clean Power Act, Trump administration, EPA, climate change, mitigation

2017 National, International Link
Grunwald, Michael. Environmentalists get a dose of good news. Politico. 2017.

Categories: TEK, traditional ecological knowledge, climate change, policy, planning, mitigation, adaptation

2017 National Link
Foytlin, Cherri. 2017. Indigenous Youth Took Center Stage at the People's Climate March. alternet.com

Categories: climate change, social justice, racial justice, environmental justice, climate march

2017 National Link
Lee, J.H., 2017. Improving Native American Tribes’ Voice in International Climate Change Negotiations. American Indian Law Journal, 5(2), p.7.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, mitigation, Indigenous people, community resilience, food security, TEK, cultural resources, tradition, cultural genocide, environmental racism

2017 National, United States 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.

Categories: TEK, preservation, oral tradition, culture, tradition, language

2017 Link
Reuters. 2017. Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show.

Categories: climate change, deforestation, forestry, mitigation, adaptation, jurisdiction, restricted access, technical assistance, planning, policy, conservation,

2017 National, Global, International Link
Carmen, A., Borrero, R. 2017. IITC (International Indian Treaty Council) Urges US to Rescind Trump’s Recent Actions Due to Human Rights Issues.

Categories: tribal rights, human health, cultural practice, spirituality, religion, sovereignty, self-determination,

2017 National, International, Untied States Link
Javelosa, J., Norman, A. 2017. A River Was Just Granted the Same Legal Rights as a Human Being.

Categories: tribal rights, sovereignty, self-determination, human health, community health, social justice, policy,

2017 New Zealand Link
Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Pauly D, Weatherdon LV, Ota Y (2016) A Global Estimate of Seafood Consumption by Coastal Indigenous Peoples. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0166681. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166681

Categories: climate change, marine, fisheries, aquaculture, seafood, mitigation, adaptation, food justice, economy, subsistence

2017 International Link
Lockwood, Devi. 2017. Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL. yesmagazine.com

Categories: climate change, pipeline, fossil fuels, pollution, environmental degradation, human health, water quality, legislation, capitalism

2017 Nebraska Link
WHYTE, K. 2017. Way Beyond the Lifeboat: An Indigenous Allegory of Climate Justice.

Categories: climate change, TEK, oral histories, Traditional knowledge, Oral transmission on knowledge, climate justice, social justice, community health, Indigenous science

2017 United States, International, Global Link
Sen, Basav. 2017. Trump's War on the Climate.

Categories: climate change, federal court, resistance, social justice, climate justice, climate science, denial

2017 United States, National, Global Link
Popovich, N., Schlossberg, T. 2017. 23 Environmental Rules Rolled Back in Trump’s First 100 Days.

Categories: climate change, Trump administration, environmentalism, deregulation, emissions, standards, pollution, greenhouse gas regulations, energy, fossil fuels

2017 United States, Global, International Link
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24797.

Categories: health and medicine, public health, prevention, environment, environment health and safety, climate change

2017 Link
For indigenous communities, fish mean much more than food. The Conversation. 2017.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, mitigation, marine, water health, fisheries, aquaculture, commercial, subsistence, self-determination, traditional ecological knowledge,

2017 National Link
Richler, Jen. 2017. Indigenous beliefs.

Categories: climate change, TEK, traditional knowledge, Indigenous science, legislation, policy, planning, management

2017 Global Link
Kettle, N.P., Trainor, S.F. and Loring, P.A., 2017. Conceptualizing the Science-practice Interface: Lessons from a Collaborative Network on the Front-line of Climate Change. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 5, p.33.

Categories: decision-making, policy, planning, management, legislation, collaboration, scientific gaps, climate change, adaptation

2017 International, National, Untied States Link
Philippe. 2017. Food forests are helping these Native American reservations eat healthier.

Categories: climate change, seasonal migration, food production, food justice, social justice, climate justice, human health, noncommunicable diseases, local, sustainable, diet, nutrition, education, access

2017 National Link
Matias, Cliff. 2017. Indigenous Peoples Lead DC Climate March.

Categories: climate change, demonstration, activism, Native rights, human health, social justice, youth justice, Trump administration

2017 United States Link
Popkin, Gabriel. 2017. How Scientists And Indigenous Groups Can Team Up to Protect Forests and Climate. Smithsonianmag.

Categories: climate change, conservation, sustainability, preservation, forest, water, adaptation, mitigation, interagency,

2017 South America, Wasington, D.C., United States, Central America, Global Link
Kirkland, J., Flitcroft, R., Reeves, G. and Hessburg, P., 2017. Adaptation to wildfire: A fish story.

Categories: stream habitat, salmonid, anadromous fish, restoration, population, management, adaptation, managed wildfire, prescribed burn, wildfire,

2017 United States, National, Washington state Link
Barrera, S. 2017. Cherokee playwright tackles love, climate change at Autry.

Categories: playwright, theater, climate justice, climate change, court, law, legislation, planning, policy

2017 United States Link