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
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
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. 2018 water rights, water access, water quality, sanitation, human rights, indigenous communities National, International Link
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
“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
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. 2018 climate change, climate change impacts, Co2 emissions, drought, floods, extreme heat, disaster preparedness Global Link
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 713 2018 climate change, science, indigenous population Global 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
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=. 2018 DAPL, energy development, tribal energy, consultation, risk-management, decision making, cultural resources, surveying, construction, reclamation 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
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/ 2018 sea level rise, virtual reality, climate change, erosion, relocation Louisiana 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. 2018 plastics, oceans, Co2 emissions, industry, renewable energy 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
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. 2018 land management, conservation, national parks, indigenous rights, poverty, stewardship International 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
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
“Reclaiming Native Truth; Research Findings: Compilation of All Research.” Reclaiming Native Truth, First Nations Development Institute, Echohawk Consulting, June 2018, www.reclaimingnativetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/FullFindingsReport-screen.pdf. 2018 Native American culture, Native American history, Native American culture, public policy, research, inclusion, equity Link
Baumflek, M., Greenlaw, S. (2018). United States Department of Agriculture Southern Research Station. Traditional ecological knowledge helps researchers understand the effects of plant harvesting. 2018 traditional ecological knowledge, sustainability, traditional harvesting and gathering, plant populations Maine, Northern America Link
University of Edinburgh. "Taller plants moving into Arctic because of climate change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 26 September 2018. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180926140816.htm>. 2018 plants, arctic, climate change, ecosystem health Arctic 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/. 2018 climate change, sea level rise, planning, adaptation 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
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 2018 heatwave, inequality, public health, environmental justice Canada, International 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
Averyt, Kristen, et al. “Regional Climate Response Collaboratives: Multi-Institutional Support for Climate Resilience.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 99, no. 5, 2018, pp. 891–898., doi:10.1175/bams-d-17-0183.1. 2018 climate change, public policy, climate variability, climate resilience, stakeholders, climate information Rocky Mountains, Northern Plaits 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. 2018 climate change, fossil fuels, our children's trust Oregon, National 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 2018 reciprocity, creation stories, environmental policy management, first foods, resilience, planning, ecosystems Oregon Link
LaPier, Rosalyn R. “Why Native Americans Struggle to Protect Their Sacred Places.” The Conversation, 14 Aug. 2018, theconversation.com/why-native-americans-struggle-to-protect-their-sacred-places-101300?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton. 2018 traditional lands, cultural resources, national monuments, Native American religion, Bears Ears National monument Bears Ears National Monument Link
Underwater: Rising Seas, Chronic Floods, and the Implications for US Coastal Real Estate. (2018). Union of Concerned Scientists, 1-28. Retrieved July 11, 2018, from https://www.cakex.org/documents/underwater-rising-seas-chronic-floods-and-implications-us-coastal-real-estate 2018 disaster risk management, infrastructure, flooding, sea level rise, capacity building, monitoring, climate change, adaptation US coastlines Link
Recommended Practices for Landscape Conservation Design. (2018). 1-70. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from https://www.fws.gov/science/pdf/LCD-Recommended-Practices.pdf. 2018 landscape conservation, species conservation, data sharing, collaboration National 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 2018 climate change, adaptation, greenhouse gas emissions, relocation, renewable energy Alaska Link
Hasan, Mejs. “Native Tribes Are Taking Fire Control Into Their Own Hands.” Wired, Conde Nast, 13 Aug. 2018, https://www.wired.com/story/wildfires-native-tribes-controlled-burns/ 2018 wildfires, traditional knowledge, controlled burns, indigenous stewardship Oregon, California Link

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