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 descending Geography Website
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
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
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
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
Watts, Jonathan. “We Have 12 Years to Limit Climate Change Catastrophe, Warns UN.” The Guardian, 8 Oct. 2018, www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report.

Categories: climate change, climate change impacts, Co2 emissions, drought, floods, extreme heat, disaster preparedness

2018 Global Link
Watts, Nick. “The 2018 Report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: Shaping the Health of Nations for Centuries to Come.” The Lancet, vol. 392, no. 10163, 8 Dec. 2018, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32594-7.

Categories: health and climate change, monitoring, adaptation, planning, resilience, mitigation, public health

2018 National Link
LaPier, R. R. (2018, June 15). How Native American food is tied to important sacred stories. The Conversation. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://theconversation.com/how-native-american-food-is-tied-to-important-sacred-stories-97770?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest from The Conversation for June 15

Categories: first foods, indigenous food systems, salmon migration, salmon health, religion, culture and tradition, TK

2018 Washington state Link
Lieberman, Bruce. “Looking Anew at Plastics and Climate Change.” Yale Climate Connections, 26 Sept. 2018, www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/09/looking-anew-at-plastics-and-climate-change/?popupally_stop=subscriber.

Categories: plastics, oceans, Co2 emissions, industry, renewable energy

2018 Link
Meshel, Tamar. “Environmental Justice in the United States: The Human Right to Water.” Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, July 2018, pp. 264–297., digital.law.washington.edu/dspace-law/bitstream/handle/1773.1/1819/8WJELP264.pdf.

Categories: water rights, water access, water quality, sanitation, human rights, indigenous communities

2018 National, International 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

Categories: climate change, racial attitudes, public opinion, communication

2018 National Link
Laidre KL, Northey AD and Ugarte F (2018) Traditional Knowledge About Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in East Greenland: Changes in the Catch and Climate Over Two Decades. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:135. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00135

Categories: Traditional Ecological Knowledge, climate change, biology, environment, polar bears, traditional food

2018 Greenland Link
University of Edinburgh. "Taller plants moving into Arctic because of climate change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 26 September 2018. .

Categories: plants, arctic, climate change, ecosystem health

2018 Arctic 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
Driscoll, Emily V. “Toxic Spill in the Navajo Nation.” Scientific American, 12 Mar. 2018, blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/toxic-spill-in-the-navajo-nation/.

Categories: climate change, disaster, adaptation, evaluation, water health, community health

2018 Navajo Nation Link
Eid, Troy A. “Beyond Dakota Access Pipeline: Energy Development and the Imperative for Meaningful Tribal Consultation.” Denver Law Review, vol. 95, no. 3, 2018, pp. 593–607., static1.1.sqspcdn.com/static/f/276323/27945279/1531287528983/Vol95_Issue3_Eid_FINAL.pdf?token=Qz4amYoeUz4v1em1fU3wkHMDrLI=.

Categories: DAPL, energy development, tribal energy, consultation, risk-management, decision making, cultural resources, surveying, construction, reclamation

2018 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.

Categories: climate change, climate change impacts, mental health impacts, ecological impacts

2018 B.C. Link
Laursen, S., Puniwai, N., Genz, A.S. et al. Environmental Management (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-018-1069-7

Categories: Adaptation, climate change, collaboration, knowledge coproduction

2018 Hawaii Link
Mulkern, Anne C. “Taller Plants Moving into Arctic Because of Climate Change.” Scientific American, 21 Sept. 2018, www.scientificamerican.com/article/prepare-for-10-feet-of-sea-level-rise-california-commission-tells-coastal-cities/.

Categories: climate change, sea level rise, planning, adaptation

2018 California 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
Pathways; Progress and Priorities in Landscape Conservation. Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Et Al, Pathways; Progress and Priorities in Landscape Conservation.

Categories: landscape conservation, recent innovations, action-oriented, pathways, collaboration

2018 National Link
Colchester, M. (2004). Environmental Science and Policy. Conservation Policy and Indigenous Peoples, 7(3), 145-153. Retrieved August 14, 2018, from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1462901104000322.

Categories: land management, conservation, national parks, indigenous rights, poverty, stewardship

2018 International 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.

Categories: aerosol optical thickness, Klamath Basin, rivers, water temperature, wildfire smoke, solar radiation, air temperatures, water temperatures

2018 Oregon, California, Klamath Basin Link
Bellon, Tina. “U.S. Government, but Not Trump, Can Be Sued over Climate: Judge.” Reuters, 15 Oct. 2018, www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climatechange-lawsuit/u-s-government-but-not-trump-can-be-sued-over-climate-judge-idUSKCN1MP2F8.

Categories: climate change, fossil fuels, our children's trust

2018 Oregon, 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
Fleming, A., Michaelson, R., Youssef, A., Holmes, O., & Robertson, H. (2018, August 13). Heat: The next big inequality issue. The Guardian. Retrieved August 14, 2018, from https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/aug/13/heat-next-big-inequality-issue-heatwaves-world?CMP=share_btn_fb

Categories: heatwave, inequality, public health, environmental justice

2018 Canada, International 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.

Categories: Traditional Knowledge, Forests, Landscapes, Restoration

2018 National Link
Owens, B. (2018, June 18). Virtual Reality Preserves Disappearing Land. Hakai Magazine. Retrieved July 3, 2018, from https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/virtual-reality-preserves-disappearing-land/

Categories: sea level rise, virtual reality, climate change, erosion, relocation

2018 Louisiana Link