Updated: My 2018 Publications and Talks


updated 6 January 2019


Pielke Jr., R. (2018). The Rightful Place of Science: Disasters and Climate Change, 2nd Edition (ASU/CSPO). (Amazon)

Weinkle, J., Landsea, C., Collins, D., Musulin, R., Crompton, R. P., Klotzbach, P. J., & Pielke, R. (2018). Normalized hurricane damage in the continental United States 1900–2017. Nature Sustainability (PDF).

Pielke, Jr., R., R. Tucker and E. Boye, (2018). Serious Problems Found in a Partial Replication of Bernier and Garnier (2017), Science of Sport. (PDF) (HTML)

Pielke, R. (2018). Assessing Doping Prevalence is Possible. So What Are We Waiting For?. Sports Medicine, 48(1), 207-209.

Klotzbach, P. J., Bowen, S. G., Pielke Jr, R., & Bell, M. (2018). Continental United States hurricane landfall frequency and associated damage: Observations and future risks. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, July:1359-1377.

Sarewitz, D. and R. Pielke, Jr. 2018. The Neglected Heart of Science Policy: Reconciling Supply of and Demand for Science, pp. 3-42 in D. Sarewitz and M. Crow (eds), The Rightful Place of Science: New Tools for Science Policy, (ASU: CSPO).

Pielke, Jr. R., D. Sarewutz and H. R. Byerly, Jr. 2018. Decision Making and the Future of Nature: Understanding and Using Predictions, pp. 71-108 in
D. Sarewitz and M. Crow (eds), The Rightful Place of Science: New Tools for Science Policy, (ASU: CSPO).

Weinkle, J. and R. Pielke, Jr. (2018). Weather and Climate Damage Studies, Oxford Bibliographies: Geography, DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199874002-0194.

Pielke, Jr., R. (2019, in press). Tracking Progress on the Economic Costs of Disasters Under the Indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals, Environmental Hazards.

Pielke, Jr. R. (2018). Opening Up the Climate Policy Envelope. Issues in Science and Technology, 34, no. 4 (Summer). (HTML) (PDF)

Pielke, Jr., R. (2018). Some Good News—About Natural Disasters, of All Things, Wall Street Journal, 4 August. (WSJ) (HTML)

Pielke, Jr. R. (2018). Weather-related natural disasters 2017: Was this a reversion to the mean?, Risk Frontiers (HTML)

Pielke, Jr., R. (2018). IAAF Opens up on Testosterone: Some Reactions, Sports Integrity Initiative. (HTML)

Pielke, Jr., R. (2018). A Call for Bermon and Garnier (2017) to be Retracted, Sports Integrity Initiative. (HTML)

Pielke, Jr., R. (2018). Science Communication as Intellectual Hospitality, The Honest Broker. (HTML)

Pielke, Jr., R. (2018). Donald Trump isn’t waging war on science. He just doesn’t care, The Guardian. (HTML)

Pielke on Climate #8 (link)

Pielke on Climate #9 (link)

Pielke on Climate #10 (link)

Pielke on Climate #11 (link)

Pielke on Climate #12 (link)

Pielke on Climate #13 (link)


  • A Critique of the Use of Evidence in IAAF Regulatory Policy Making, October 2018, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Scientific Authority and Political Myth, May 2018, Lyon, France
  • How University Faculty Can Help Fix College Athletics, April 2018, Boulder
  • Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Science and Politics, May 2018, Tokyo, Japan
  • Seven Things Everyone Should Know About Climate Policy, June 2018, Tokyo, Japan
  • Extreme Politics and Extreme Weather, April 2018, University of Minnesota
  • Misusing the Future, February 2018, Tokyo, Japan