Journal Articles Related to Scientists' Warning

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Ripple, W.J., Malo, A.F., 2024. Scientists’ warning to humanity for long-term planetary thinking on biodiversity and humankind preservation, a cosmic perspective. BioScience.

Lamoreux, L. and Bennett, D., 2023. Scientists’ Warning on the Problem with Overpopulation and Living Systems. The Journal of Population and Sustainability, 8(1).

Tomlinson, B., Torrance, A.W. and Ripple, W.J., 2023. Scientists’ warning on technology. Journal of Cleaner Production, p.140074.

Arora, R. and Kaur, J., 2023. Scientists' warning on loss of insect biodiversity and implications for sustainable agricultureInsect Environment, 26(2), pp.161-167.

Greguš, J. and Guillebaud, J., 2023. Scientists’ Warning: Remove the Barriers to Contraception Access, for Health of Women and the Planet. World, 4(3), pp.589-597.

Merz, J.J., Barnard, P., Rees, W.E., Smith, D., Maroni, M., Rhodes, C.J., Dederer, J.H., Bajaj, N., Joy, M.K., Wiedmann, T. and Sutherland, R., 2023. World scientists’ warning: The behavioural crisis driving ecological overshoot. Science Progress, 106(3), p.00368504231201372.

Harvey, J.A., Tougeron, K., Gols, R., Heinen, R., Abarca, M., Abram, P.K., Basset, Y., Berg, M., Boggs, C., Brodeur, J. and Cardoso, P., 2023. Scientists' warning on climate change and insects. Ecological monographs, 93(1), p.e1553.

Crist, E., Ripple, W.J., Ehrlich, P.R., Rees, W.E., and C. Wolf. 2022. Scientists' warning on population. Science of The Total Environment 845: 157166.

Marín-Beltrán, I., et al. 2022. Scientists' warning against the society of waste. Science of the Total Environment.

Rivers, M., Newton, A.C., Oldfield, S. and Global Tree Assessment Contributors, 2022. Scientists' warning to humanity on tree extinctions. Plants, People, Planet.

Ripple, W.J., Wolf, C., Gregg, J.W., Levin, K., Rockström, J., Newsome, T.M., Betts, M.G., Huq, S., Law, B.E., Kemp, L. and Kalmus, P., 2022. World scientists’ warning of a climate emergency 2022. BioScience.

Schmeller, D.S., Urbach, D., Bates, K., Catalan, J., Cogălniceanu, D., Fisher, M.C., Friesen, J., Füreder, L., Gaube, V., Haver, M. and Jacobsen, D., 2022. Scientists' warning of threats to mountains. Science of The Total Environment, p.158611.

Georgian, S., Hameed, S., Morgan, L., Amon, D.J., Sumaila, U.R., Johns, D. and Ripple, W.J., 2022. Scientists' warning of an imperiled ocean. Biological Conservation, 272, p.109595.

Knight, J., 2022. Scientists’ warning of the impacts of climate change on mountains. PeerJ, 10, p.e14253.

Barnard, P., et al. 2021. World scientists’ warnings into action, local to global. Science Progress 104(4): 1-32.

Fernández-Palacios, J.M., et al. 2021. Scientists’ warning – The outstanding biodiversity of islands is in peril. Global Ecology and Conservation 31:e01947.

Cardoso, P., et al. 2021. Scientists' warning to humanity on illegal or unsustainable wildlife trade. Biological Conservation.

Haswell, P.M. 2021. Scientist Warning on Why you Should Consume Less; Even if Wider Society Doesn’t. Nature and Culture 16(3): 29-48.

Ripple, W.J., et al. 2021. World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency 2021. BioScience, biab079,

Reid, A., Dillon, J., Ardoin, N. and Ferreira, J.A., 2021. Scientists’ warnings and the need to reimagine, recreate, and restore environmental education. Environmental Education Research, 27(6), pp.783-795.

Fernández-Llamazares, A., et al. 2021. Scientists' Warning to Humanity on Threats to Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems. J. of Ethnobiology, 41(2):144-169.

Madliger, C., et al. 2021. The second warning to humanity: contributions and solutions from conservation physiology. Conservation Physiology, 9(1):coab038.

Leverkus, A.B., et al. 2021. Environmental policies to cope with novel disturbance regimes–steps to address a world scientists’ warning to humanity. Environ. Res. Lett.16 021003.

Reid, A, et. al. 2021. Scientists’ warnings and the need to reimagine, recreate, and restore environmental education. Environmental Education Research 27(6): 783-795.

Robinne, F.N., Hallema, D.W., Bladon, K.D., Flannigan, M.D., Boisramé, G., Bréthaut, C.M., Doerr, S.H., Di Baldassarre, G., Gallagher, L.A., Hohner, A.K. and Khan, S.J., 2021. Scientists' warning on extreme wildfire risks to water supply. Hydrological Processes, 35(5), p.e14086.

Lidicker Jr., W.J. 2020. A Scientist’s Warning to humanity on human population growth. Global Ecology and Conservation 24: e01232.

Jan Greguš, John Guillebaud. 2020. Doctors and overpopulation 48 years later: a second notice. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, DOI: 10.1080/13625187.2020.1821356

Estrada-Peña, A. and Fernández-Ruiz, N., 2020. A retrospective assessment of temperature trends in northern europe reveals a deep impact on the life cycle of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae). Pathogens, 9(5), p.345.

Washington, H., Lowe, I. and H. Kopnina. 2020. Why Do Society and Academia Ignore the ‘Scientists Warning to Humanity’ On Population? Journal of Futures Studies 25(1): 93-106.

Pyšek, P., et. al. 2020. Scientists’ warning on invasive alien species. Biological Reviews.

Wiedmann, T., Lenzen, M., Keyßer, L.T., et al. 2020. Scientists’ warning on affluence. Nature Communications 11, 3107.

Jenny, J-P, et. al. 2020. Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world’s large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46(4): 686-702.

Applequist, W.L., Brinckmann, J.A., Cunningham, A.B., Hart, R.E., Heinrich, M., Katerere, D.R. and Van Andel, T., 2020. Scientistsʼ warning on climate change and medicinal plants. Planta medica, 86(01), pp.10-18.

Kopnina, H., Washington, H., Lowe, I. and Irvine, S., 2020. Scientists’ warning to humanity: Strategic thinking on economic development, population, poverty and ecological sustainability in the Mediterranean and beyond. Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, 5, pp.1-15.

Cardoso, P., et al. 2020. Scientists' warning to humanity on insect extinctions. Biological Conservation 242: 108426.

Samways, M.J., et al. 2020. Solutions for humanity on how to conserve insects. Biological Conservation 242:108427.

Heleno R.H., Ripple W.J., Traveset A. 2020. Scientists’ warning on endangered food webs. Web Ecology. 20:1-10

Albert, J.S., et al. 2020. Scientists’ warning to humanity on the freshwater biodiversity crisis. Ambio.

Mammola, S., et al. 2019. Scientists' Warning on the Conservation of Subterranean Ecosystems. BioScience 69(8): 641–650.

Harwatt, H., W.J. Ripple, A. Chaudhary, M.G. Betts, and M.N. Hayek. 2019. Scientists call for renewed Paris pledges to transform agriculture. The Lancet Planetary Health.

Ripple, W.J., C. Wolf, T.M. Newsome, P. Barnard and W.R. Moomaw. 2019. World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency. BioScience: biz088,

Goymann, W. and M. Küblbeck. 2019. The second warning to humanity—Why ethology matters? Ethology.

Gardner, C.J. and C.F.R. Wordley. 2019. Scientists must act on our own warnings to humanity. Nature Ecology and Evolution 3:1271-1272.

Cuhra, M., 2019. The scientist: creator and destroyer—“scientists’ warning to humanity” is a wake-up call for researchers. Challenges, 10(2), p.33.

Sueur, J., Krause, B. and Farina, A., 2019. Climate change is breaking earth’s beat. Trends in ecology & evolution, 34(11), pp.971-973.

Coogan, S.C.P., et al. 2019. Scientists’ warning on wildfire — a Canadian perspective. Can. J. For. Res.

Cavicchioli, R., et al. Scientists’ warning to humanity: microorganisms and climate change. Nature Reviews Microbiology (2019).

Finlayson, C.M., et al. The Second Warning to Humanity – Providing a Context for Wetland Management and Policy. Wetlands (2018).

Ripple, W.J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T.M., Galetti, M., Alamgir, M., Crist, E., Mahmoud, M.I., Laurance, W.F., 2017. World scientists’ warning to humanity: a second notice. BioScience, 67(12), pp.1026-1028.

Other Relevant Resources

Journal special issue:

Environmental Humanists Respond to the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity - Ecocene

Ripple, W.J., Wolf, C., Gregg, J.W., Rockström, J., Newsome, T.M., Law, B.E., Marques, L., Lenton, T.M., Xu, C., Huq, S. and Simons, L., 2023. The 2023 state of the climate report: Entering uncharted territory. BioScience. (news article: Climate Scientists Fear the “Uncharted Territory” Earth Has Entered)

Ripple, W.J., et. al. 2022. Six steps to integrate climate mitigation with adaptation for social justice. Environmental Science & Policy 128: 41-44.

Ripple, W. J., DellaSala, D. A., Baumann, F., Gregg, J. W., Betts, M. G., Law, B. E., Bradshaw, C. J., Wolf, C. 2021. Zoonotic Diseases and Our Troubled Relationship With Nature. American Journal of Health Promotion, 35(9), 4-7.

Crist, E., et al. 2021. Protecting Half the Planet and Transforming Human Systems Are Complementary Goals. Front. Conserv. Sci.

Lin, B.B., et al. 2021. Integrating solutions to adapt cities for climate change. The Lancet Planetary Health 5(7) e479-e486.

Wolf, C., Ripple, W.J. and E. Crist. 2021. Human population, social justice, and climate policy. Sustainability Science.

Bradshaw, C.J.A., et. al. 2021. Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future. Front. Conserv. Sci.

Hayek, M.N., Harwatt, H., Ripple, W.J. et al. 2020. The carbon opportunity cost of animal-sourced food production on land. Nat Sustain.

Ripple, W.J., et al. 2020. The Climate Emergency, Forests, and Transformative Change. BioScience: biaa032.

Pouliot, C, I. Arseneau and A. Groleau. 2020. Climate Crisis, Science, and Education. BioScience: biaa031.

Dellasala, D.A., et al. 2020. Primary Forests Are Undervalued in the Climate Emergency. BioScience: biaa030.

Wolf, C., W.J. Ripple, M.G. Betts, T. Levi, and C.A. Peres. 2019. Eating plants and planting forests for the climate. Glob Change Biol.

Houtman, N. 2019. Final Jeopardy: Scientists' warnings to humanity offer stark choices. Terra Fall 2019:6-9.

Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates of the 116th Congress, First Session.  Representative Peter DeFazio urges his collegues to read the report "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice". June 12, 2019.

Schrödl, M. 2019. A scientist’s warning: Stop neglecting biodiversity in climate change! Spixiana.

Chapron, G, et al. 2018. A Final Warning to Planet Earth. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 33(9):651-652.

Peters, Robert, et al. 2018. Nature Divided, Scientists United: US–Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity and Binational Conservation. BioScience. doi:10.1093/biosci/biy063

Ripple, W.J., et al. 2018. Saving the World with Satire: A Response to Chapron et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33(7):483-484.

Skubała, P. 2018. Scientists Warn and Call for the Protection of our Planet. J Pollut Eff Cont 6: e117. doi: 10.4172/2375-4397.1000e117

Letters appearing in Bioscience commenting on the "World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Second Notice” article:

The Role of Scientists’ Warning in Shifting Policy from Growth to Conservation Economy - Ripple et al.

Economic Growth as a Major Cause of Environmental Crisis: Comment to Ripple et al. - Pacheco et al.

World Scientists’ Second Warning to Humanity: The Time for Change Is Now - Skubala

Warnings without Power Are Futile - Dror