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
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
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
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
“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
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
Jones, Chas. “The Power Paddle to Puyallup: From the Perspective of a CASC Tribal Liaison.” Lack of Connected Habitat in the Southeast Has Consequences for Wildlife | Climate Adaptation Science Centers, USGS Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, 26 Aug. 2018, casc.usgs.gov/content/power-paddle-puyallup-perspective-casc-tribal-liaison. 2018 canoe journey, cultural revitalization, relationship building, over fishing, climate change impacts Washington 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
Knoblauch, Jessica A. “Climate Change Forces Quinault Tribe to Seek Higher Ground.” EarthJustice, 12 Mar. 2018, earthjustice.org/blog/2018-march/climate-change-forces-the-quinault-tribe-to-seek-higher-ground. 2018 climate change impacts, relocation, sea level rise, tribal communities Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Taholah 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
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 2018 climate change, racial attitudes, public opinion, communication National Link
United States, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing for the Health Effects of Drought; A Resource Guide for Public Health Professionals, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. 2018 public health, climate change impacts, drought, vector-borne diseases and infections, air quality, infrastructure, preparedness National Link
Adhikari, A., & Hansen, A. J. (2018). Land use change and habitat fragmentation of wildland ecosystems of the North Central United States. Landscape and Urban Planning, 177, 196-216. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.04.014 2018 agriculture, conservation, biodiversity, ecosystem services, land use North Central U.S. Link
Long, J. W., & Lake, F. K. (2018). Escaping social-ecological traps through tribal stewardship on national forest lands in the Pacific Northwest, United States of America. Ecology and Society, 23(2). Retrieved May 2, 2018, from https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol23/iss2/art10/. 2018 tribal rights, resources, land management, sustainability, social-ecological systems, land stewardship, restoration, well-being Pacific Northwest Link
Mckenna, Phil . “Environmental Justice Grabs a Megaphone in the Climate ...” Inside climate news, 5 Jan. 2018, insideclimatenews.org/news/04012018/environmental-justice-climate-activism-standing-rock-black-lives-matter. 2018 indigenous, environmental justice, racial justice, activism, climate change 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. 2018 climate change, climate change impacts, mental health impacts, ecological impacts B.C. Link
“U.S. Tribes Applaud Decision Rejecting Trans Mountain Pipeline.” Wisonsin Gazette, 31 Aug. 2018, https://www.wisconsingazette.com/news/u-s-tribes-applaud-decision-rejecting-trans-mountain-pipeline/article_e8f2588c-ad39-11e8-ac3d-6b2ca76f8eed.html 2018 Trans mountain pipeline, Salish sea, pollution, treaty rights, shellfish, Washington, Canada, Salish Sea Link
Voice of the Sea TV. YouTube, YouTube, 13 June 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZW5E_zLzHs&t=245s 2018 climate change, climate adaptation, research, forest health, fresh water supply, community health, wildlife, El Nino Hawaii Link
Kalliongis, Jamie, and Strategic Communications. “UN Spotlights Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Global Goals.” Rights Resources, 9 May 2018, rightsandresources.org/en/blog/un-permanent-forum-spotlights-indigenous-peoples-contributions-to-global-goals/#.Wvx5n6QvyUn. 2018 indigenous rights, land, resources, climate change, erosion, sustainable development, displacement 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
Gottbrath, Laurin-Whitney. “Indigenous women occupy Washington state capitol lawn.” USA News | Al Jazeera, Al Jazeera, 9 Jan. 2018, www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/indigenous-women-occupy-capitol-climate-change-180109121751335.html. 2018 environmental justice, indigenous women, indigenous rights, treaty rights, climate change, activism Washington state 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. 2018 aerosol optical thickness, Klamath Basin, rivers, water temperature, wildfire smoke, solar radiation, air temperatures, water temperatures Oregon, California, Klamath Basin Link
Rudolph, L., Harrison, C., Buckley, L. & North, S. (2018). Climate Change, Health, and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments. Oakland, CA and Washington D.C., Public Health Institute and American Public Health Association. 2018 climate change impacts, public health, equality, community health, transportation, land use, agriculture National Link
Alexander, K.E., Leavenworth, W.B., Willis, T.V., Hall, C., Mattocks, S., Bittner, S.M., Klein, E., Staudinger, M., Bryan, A., Rosset, J. and Carr, B.H., 2017. Tambora and the mackerel year: Phenology and fisheries during an extreme climate event. Science Advances, 3(1), p.e1601635. 2017 climate change, coast, riparian, adaptation, mitigation, fisheries, marine health, hydrology, river infrastructure, dams, climate response, natural disaster, hazard, at-risk communtities Global, International Link
Living on Earth. 2017. Land on Fire. 2017 cliamte change, wildfire, forest fire, management, risk, hazard, human health, safety, disaster prevention, disaster relief, planning, policy National, United States Link
Banerjee, N., Hirji, Z. 2017.Fighting Climate Change Can Be a Lonely Battle in Oil Country, Especially for a Kid. 2017 climate change, fossil fuels, Louisiana, environmentalism, social justice, environmental justice, emissions regulations Louisiana, United States, National Link
Mjoseth, J. 2017. The Importance of Research Ethics to Native Communities. HHS. 2017 TEK, intellectual property, protection, preservation, conservation, legislation, research, ethics National Link
Dalton, M.M, K.D. Dello, L. Hawkins, P.W. Mote, and D.E. Rupp (2017) The Third Oregon Climate Assessment Report, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 2017 climate change, mitigation, adaptation, weather, patterns, energy, footprint, planning, policy Oregon, Pacific Northwest Link
United States Forest Service. 2017. Tribal Relations News and Events, Summer 2017. 2017 Tribal relations, collaboration, interagency, federal assistance, trust relationship, Shawnee, Tlingit, Cherokee, Hopi, Apache, huckleberries Washington state, Oklahoma, National, United States Link
Lee, J. 2017. There Are Climate Change Refugees in the U.S. Right Now. 2017 climate change, refugee, relocation, natural disaster, hazard, victims, human health, community justice, social justice Untied States Link
Visser, Nick. 2017. Interior Department Scrubs Climate Change From Agency Website. Again. 2017 climate change, Trump administration, white house, anti-science, climate change denial, National Link

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