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. Northwest Climate Science Center – Department of the Interior
  2. Northwest Climate Hub – Department of Agriculture
  3. Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program – Climate Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
  4. Regional Approaches to Climate Change – Pacific Northwest Agriculture
  5. Beyond Seasons’ End, A Path Forward for Fish and Wildlife in the Era of Climate Change
  6. Montana Climate Assessment
  7. Climate Indicators by EPA
  8. Northwest Climate Toolbox 

Articles on Climate Impacts and Solutions

  2. Study: Montana lost $240 million in tourist spending due to fires
  3. Climate change threatens Montana’s barley farmers – and possibly your beer
  4. Climate change a major issue for forestry planning heading into 2018
  5. Exxon gives up major climate change fight
  6. World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas extraction
  7. Credit Rating Agency Issues Warning On Climate Change To Cities
  8. A huge investment firm is urging companies to disclose climate risks
  9. Fourth National Climate Assessment Public Comment Period Webinars
  10. Indicators of Idaho’s Changing Climate
  11. Acidic Oceans and Warm Rivers That Kill Idaho’s Salmon Might Be Norm in 50 Years
  12. The World’s Soaring CO2 Levels Visualized as Skyscrapers
  13. National Climate Assessment Report: Northwest
  14. A Fiery Future: Climate Change and Wildfire in Idaho
  15. Climate Study Suggests Skiing is on a Short Leash
  16. Climate Change is Unraveling Natural Cycles in the West
  17. Increases in Wildfire-Caused Erosion Could Impact Water Supply and Quality in the West
  18. NY Times: Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions.
  19. Farmland Protection Key to Climate Change
  20. Research ranch seeks balance between conservation, grazing
  21. Bloomberg: What’s Really Warming the World?
  22. Energy positive: how Denmark’s Samsø island switched to zero carbon
  23. Commonwealth offers climate vulnerable states “a light at the end of the tunnel”
  24. Future Temperature and Soil Moisture May Alter Location of Agricultural Regions
  25. Restoring Beavers by Plane and Automobile
  26. Idaho Shifts Policy, Behavior in Response to Climate Change

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’
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