Journal Articles

Findlater, K.M., Satterfield, T., Kandlikar, M. (2019). Farmers’ risk-based decision-making under pervasive uncertainty: Cognitive thresholds and hazy hedging. Risk Analysis. [IF: 2.9] FREE LINK:

Peterson St-Laurent, G.P., Hagerman, S., Findlater, K.M., Kozak, R. (2019). Public trust and knowledge in the context of emerging climate-adaptive forestry policies. Journal of Environmental Management 292:474-486. [IF: 2.6] FREE LINK (until 26 June 2019):

Findlater, K.M., Satterfield, T., Kandlikar, M., Donner, S.D. (2018). Six languages for a risky climate: How farmers react to weather and climate change. Climatic Change 148:451-465. [IF: 3.5] FREE LINK:

Findlater, K.M., Donner, S.D., Satterfield, T., Kandlikar, M. (2018). Integration anxiety: The cognitive isolation of climate change. Global Environmental Change 50:178-189. [IF: 6.4]

Findlater, K.M., Kandlikar, M. (2011). The unconsidered impacts of Jatropha biodiesel in Rajasthan, India. Energy Policy 39:3404-3413. [IF: 4.0]

Funke, N., Nortje, K., Findlater, K., Burns, M., Turton, A., Weaver, A. (2007). Redressing inequality: South Africa's new water policy. Environment 49:10-23. [IF: 3.0]

Chipanshi, A.C., Findlater, K.M., Hadwen, T., O’Brien, E.G. (2006). Analysis of consecutive droughts on the Canadian Prairies. Climate Research 30:175-187. [IF: 1.9]

Book Chapters

Anderson, E., Findlater, K., Freeman, O., Levine, J., Morinville, C., Peloso, M., Rodina, L., Singh, G., Tesfamichael, D., Harris, L., Zerriffi, H. (2012). Bridging disciplinary and professional divides to improve international development research at universities. In Leal W (ed.), Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons. Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang Publishers.


Findlater, K.M., Kandlikar, M., Satterfield, T., Donner, S.D. (forthcoming). Weather and climate variability may be poor proxies for climate change in farmer risk perceptions. Revise and resubmit.

Findlater, K.M., Kandlikar, M., Satterfield, T. (forthcoming). Misunderstanding conservation agriculture: Challenges in promoting, monitoring and evaluating sustainable farming. Revise and resubmit.

Findlater, K.M., Peterson St-Laurent, G., Hagerman, S., Kozak, R. (in preparation). Unstable public preferences: The use of genomics-based assisted migration for climate change adaptation in British Columbia’s forests. Pending submission.

Findlater, K.M., Hagerman, S., Kozak, R. (in preparation). Stakeholder perceptions of risk and uncertainty in climate-adaptive forestry: Genomics for climate-based seed transfer in British Columbia. In preparation.

Other Selected

Rodina, L., Findlater, K.M. (12/07/2018). What can other cities learn about water shortages from ‘Day Zero’? The Conversation. [Op-ed republished by the National Post, Canadian Geographic, City Metric (a division of New Statesman), Alternatives Journal and 10 others, 10,000+ total reads.]

Findlater, K.M. (2015). Sustainable decentralized energy systems. Contribution to USAID’s Global E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project. Arlington, VA, USA: Management Systems International.

Findlater, K. (2013). Conservation agriculture: South Africa’s new green revolution? Africa Portal, Backgrounder No. 61. Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI): Waterloo, Canada.

Findlater, K. (2013). The complexities of climate change adaptation in South African agriculture. Africa Portal, Backgrounder No. 50. CIGI: Waterloo, Canada.

Findlater, K.M., Funke, N., Adler, R., Turton, A.R. (2007). South Africa’s Hydropolitical History: Actors, Actions, Roles and Responsibilities. Pretoria, South Africa: CSIR.

Turton, A.R., Rascher J., Maree G., Findlater K. (2007). Back to the Future: A South African Perspective on Mar del Plata and Beyond. Pretoria, South Africa: CSIR.

Adler, R., Funke, N., Findlater, K., Turton, A.R. (2007). The Changing Relationship between the Government and the Mining Industry in South Africa: A Critical Assessment of the Far West Rand Dolomitic Water Association and the State. Pretoria, South Africa: CSIR.