Articles on Climate Impacts and Solutions

  1. Lost Summer: Wildfires make August campfires an endangered species
  2. Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry Adapt in Time?
  3. Local Fish Researcher Urges ‘Global Action’
  4. Meet the Teenagers Leading a Climate Change Movement
  5. Western Governors back USE IT Act, which encourages carbon capture technology
  6. Forests can capture more carbon to ease climate change
  7. Climate change in the United States presented in 123 red, white and blue stripes
  9. Study: Montana lost $240 million in tourist spending due to fires
  10. Climate change threatens Montana’s barley farmers – and possibly your beer
  11. Climate change a major issue for forestry planning heading into 2018
  12. Exxon gives up major climate change fight
  13. World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas extraction
  14. Credit Rating Agency Issues Warning On Climate Change To Cities
  15. A huge investment firm is urging companies to disclose climate risks
  16. Fourth National Climate Assessment Public Comment Period Webinars
  17. Indicators of Idaho’s Changing Climate
  18. Acidic Oceans and Warm Rivers That Kill Idaho’s Salmon Might Be Norm in 50 Years
  19. The World’s Soaring CO2 Levels Visualized as Skyscrapers
  20. National Climate Assessment Report: Northwest
  21. A Fiery Future: Climate Change and Wildfire in Idaho
  22. Climate Study Suggests Skiing is on a Short Leash
  23. Climate Change is Unraveling Natural Cycles in the West
  24. Increases in Wildfire-Caused Erosion Could Impact Water Supply and Quality in the West
  25. NY Times: Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions.
  26. Farmland Protection Key to Climate Change
  27. Research ranch seeks balance between conservation, grazing
  28. Bloomberg: What’s Really Warming the World?
  29. Energy positive: how Denmark’s Samsø island switched to zero carbon
  30. Commonwealth offers climate vulnerable states “a light at the end of the tunnel”
  31. Future Temperature and Soil Moisture May Alter Location of Agricultural Regions
  32. Restoring Beavers by Plane and Automobile
  33. Idaho Shifts Policy, Behavior in Response to Climate Change


  1. Treasure Valley Forest Carbon Assessment 
  2. University of Idaho – Idaho At-A-Glance: Climate Overview (prepared specifically for the Summit!)
  3. Corporate Sustainability: What It Means to Idaho Power and Idaho Power Company’s 2016 Sustainability Report
  4. Outdoor Industry Association: Idaho Outdoor Recreation Economy Report 
  5. Idaho State Parks & Recreation: Economic Impact and Importance of Power Boating in Idaho
  6. Idaho State Parks & Recreation: Economic Impact and Importance of Snowmobiling in Idaho
  7. Economic importance of off-highway vehicle recreation: An analysis of Idaho counties
  8. Future of Pacific Salmon in the Face of Environmental Change: Lessons from One of the World’s Remaining Productive Salmon Regions
  9. National Wildlife Federation: Wildlife in Hot Water: America’s Waterways and Climate Change


  1. Idaho Climate Conversations:  Real stories about how Idahoans are stepping up, in practical and pioneering ways, to face climate challenges.
  2. The World’s Soaring CO2 Levels Visualized as Skyscrapers
  3. “Carbon Capture and Storage: a 2-Degree Solution” a 4-minute video from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Agencies Focusing on the Changing Climate

Photo: Idaho Transportation Department
  1. Gov. Little on climate change: It’s a big deal’
  2. Northwest Climate Science Center – Department of the Interior
  3. Northwest Climate Hub – Department of Agriculture
  4. Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program – Climate Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
  5. Regional Approaches to Climate Change – Pacific Northwest Agriculture
  6. Beyond Seasons’ End, A Path Forward for Fish and Wildlife in the Era of Climate Change
  7. Montana Climate Assessment
  8. Climate Indicators by EPA
  9. Northwest Climate Toolbox 

Statewide Articles about the November 17 and 18, 2017 Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy Summit

  1. With Idahoans split, our big employers take the lead on adapting to climate change
  2. Conference covers the ‘new normal’ of climate change in Idaho.
  3. Taking opportunities in a changing climate.
  4. Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, groups come together at ‘Climate Summit’.
  5. Idaho Climate Summit: Solutions to safeguard our economy.
  6. Idaho Climate Summit, Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate.
  7. Get government off my back and I can deal with climate change, say these conservatives.
  8. Idaho Climate Summit and other ISU events
  9. Climate change summit coming to ISU
  10. Businesses to host Local Climate Summit with Workshops at Idaho State University, Boise State University and University of Idaho
  11. Idaho climate summit set for November
  12. Safeguarding Idaho’s economy in a changing climate
  14. Ag, economy to be emphasized in Idaho climate conference
  15. With Idahoans split, our big employers take the lead on adapting to climate change
  16. Idaho Climate Change Summit Highlights Wildfire, Wildlife And Water
  17. Locals participate in Idaho climate summit
  18. Climate change summit in Idaho takes different approach to the problem
  19. Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, groups come together at ‘Climate Summit’