Climate Change Vulnerability of Native Americans in the Southwest

A collaborative approach to climate change adaptation planning for Native American tribes in the Southwest

Recent Publications

The following links direct you to recent publications co-authored by our project's PIs.

Link to article: Gautam, M. R., K. Chief and W. J. Smith, Jr. (2013) Climate change in arid lands and Native American socioeconomic vulnerability: The case of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. Climatic Change 120: 585-599.

Link to article:  Smith, Jr., W. J., Z. Liu, A. S. Safi and K. Chief. (2014) Climate change perception, observation and policy support in rural Nevada: A comparative analysis of Native Americans, non-native ranchers and farmers and mainstream America. Environmental Science & Policy 42: 101-122.