Photograph of Kari Norgaard

Public Sociology

On Indigenous Land Management and a Space Beyond Colonialism Salmon and Acorns Audio Podcast on This is Hell! Episode 1117: Colonialism, Capitalism and Karuk Land, January 23, 2020

Will a Summer of Climate Crisis Lead to Climate Action? It’s Not Looking Good Inside Climate News, September 2021

Fighting Fire with Fire: Native American Burning Practices Spark Interest in a Year of Historic Wildfires Yahoo News August 26, 2021

Beyond the Burning Around the UO, August 2021

Karuk Have a Plan to Lower Risk of Fires Siskiyou Daily News, January 2021

Going numb: Why we're ignoring the rising death toll from COVID-19 Grist December 2020

Dam Removal Project, Genetic Discovery Could be Good News for Key Salmon Species November 18, 2020, National Geographic

The US is Putting Forests at Risk by Ignoring Native American Wildfire Experts, Quartz, September 18, 2020

Climate Change in an Age of Numbing MIT Press Reader, June 2020

Crossing the Threshold Notes from Underground Essay Series, Resilience January 2020

Climate Change in An Age of Numbing Eaarth Feels Podcast For Soul-based Conversations About Climate Change July 2020

“What do Firefighting Chemicals Do To a Forest?” Grist, November 7, 2019

“Norge, dere må slutte å lure dere selv: Selvbildet om en liten naturelskende nasjon er til hindrer for klimakampen.” (Norway need to stop fooling yourself. Self-image of a little nature-loving nation hinders the climate struggle.) Bergens Tidene, October 2019

“Overleven en de Chaos” research featured on 45-minute documentary program VPRO Backlight (Dutch Public Television), September 29, 2019

“Oppressed by Wildfire: Weaving Culture into Fire Management Helps Tribes” Jefferson Public Radio, September 19, 2019

“Karuk Unveil Climate Adaptation Plan” live interview on the Jefferson Exchange, Jefferson Public Radio, September 11, 2019

“Karuk Climate Plan Makes Ally of Fire” Eureka Times Standard, September 7, 2019

“What Western States Can Learn From Native American Fire Management Strategies” The Conversation, October 29, 2019

“California Tribe Hopes to Conquer Climate Woes — With Fire” The Revelator, August 28, 2019

“Karuk Tribe Launches Climate Adaptation Plan Including Prescribed Fires” Think Out Loud, Oregon Public Broadcasting, August 22, 2019

“Why Large-Scale Activism is the Most Powerful Path Out of Climate Despair” CBC Radio, May 17, 2019

“The Age of Denial: A Warm Winter” BBC Radio, March 11, 2019

“Americans Were A Lot Less Worried About Climate Change Before Trump Took Office” Maggie Koerth-Baker, FiveThirtyEight, February 6, 2019

“Most Americans now worry about climate change—and want to fix it” Andrew Revkin, National Geographic January 23, 2019

“Impact” Feature interview with Don Schafer, Roundhouse Radio, Vancouver BC, January 21, 2018

“On Hellishly Scary Climate Change Reporting and How to Do it Better” James Witt, DeSmog Canada July 13, 2017

“Climate Change Inaction: Two Takes” Feature Interview, Old Mole Variety Hour, KBOO Radio Portland, Oregon. May 29, 2017

“Fremtiden er Kunstig” (The future is artificial) A-Magazinet (Friday magazine supplement for Norway’s largest daily paper), Silje Pileberg April 6, 2017

“It ties the Ocean to the Mountains: A history of salmon in California” KCET News Oct 17, 2016

“Frontlinjen” Dagens Næringsliv (Norway’s largest daily newspaper) August 27, 2016

“Karuk Tribe Holds Its Own Climate Study Session” Two Rivers Tribune, Hoopa, CA July 20, 2016

“Climate Change is a Social Issue” Invited contribution for The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 17, 2016

“River Activists and Tribes Prepare for Water Board Public Hearings” Two Rivers Tribune, Hoopa CA January 12, 2016

“Mind Over Matter: Climate Change” 60 min interview on KTOO Radio, Juneau, AK November 24, 2015

“Sociologist Asks Why We Ignore Climate Chaos” Eugene Weekly, July 30, 2015

“Climate Change Anxiety” On the Coast. Aired on CBC Radio Jul 13, 2015

“Climate Cognition” Commonwealth Club, Climate One. One hour radio program aired on Pacifica Radio Network May 12, 2015

“Climate Crisis: Everywhere and Nowhere” University of Oregon Cascade Magazine February 2015

“Everywhere yet Nowhere: How we push climate Armageddon into the back of our minds. John Gibbons interviews Kari Marie Norgaard” The Village Magazine, October 23, 014

Interviewed in studio for Irish National Television (RTE) Morning Edition Program, Oct 6, 2014

“Rethinking How We Think About Climate Change” Elizabeth Kolbert, Audubon Magazine September/October 2014 (research excerpted)

“Why Not Act on Climate Change” featured guest on The Joy Cardin Show April 10, 2014. This is an hour long interview/call in program that airs statewide on Wisconsin Public Radio

“Is the Artic In Climate Change Denial?” Irene Quaile, Arctic Dispatch, January 24, 2014

“Derfor snur vi ryggen til klimaendringene” (“That’s Why We Turn Our Backs on Climate Change”) Jan-Morten Bjørnbakk, NTB, January 26, 2014

“Targets of climate hate mail rally to support one another” E and E Science, January 22, 2014

“Loftslagsumræða í Víðsjá í dag” Icelandic National Radio, October 4, 2013

“When Grownups Bully Climate Scientists” Dominque Browning, Time Ideas, April 10, 2012

“Tribal Clinic Uses Native Foods to Fight Diabetes” California Watch, April 12, 2012

"Social Scientists Try to Break the Climate Change Impasse" Chronicle of Higher Education, May 6, 2012

"No Rapture, but the End Days are Upon Us” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 23, 2012

"Sociology Professor Draws Limbaugh's Ire" Eugene Register Guard, April 4, 2012

“Doctor’s Orders: Undam the Klamath” Diana Hartel High Country News May 16, 2011

“On Birth Certificates, Climate Risk and an Inconvenient Mind” New York Times Dot Earth Blog April 28, 2011 Andrew Revkin

“For Public Climate Change Not a Priority Issue”All Things Considered, National Public Radio, December 7, 2009

“Reuniting a River” National Geographic, December 2008 (research findings quoted)

“On Salmon and Tribes” UC Davis T.V., show aired multiple times August-November 2005

“California Tribe Fights Back” All Things Cnsidered, National Public Radio, March 17, 2005

“Tribe Fights Dams to Get Diet Back” January 30, 2005 Washington Post Page A1 (widely reprinted, e.g. L.A. Times, San Francisco Chronicle).

“Indians Say Dams Cost them Fish, Good Health,” March 6, 2005 Associated Press (carried in San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Union Tribune, Oregonian and others)

“Karuk Tribe seeks removal of dams to restore healthy salmon diet” March 5, 2005 Eugene Register Guard

Radio Interview Jefferson Public Radio, 60 minutes, March 2005