Kates, R. W. and B. McGeavy, 2007. Interview with Robert Kates, Pathfinder in Sustainability Science, Maine Policy Review, pp. 14-21, Winter/Spring
Kates, R.W., 2011. Editors' Picks: Review of M.J. Gelfand et al., Differences Between Tight and Loose Cultures: A 33-Nation Study. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 3-4, doi:10.1080/00139157.2011.604012.
Kates, R. W., ed. 2011. From the Unity of Nature to Sustainability Science: Ideas and Practice. CID Working Paper No. 218. Center for International Development, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
Kates, R. W. 2011. Gilbert F. White, 1911-2006, A Biographical Memoir. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences.
Kates, R.W., 2011. What kind of a science is sustainability science? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 108, No. 49, 99. 19449-19450, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1116097108
Kates, R. W., ed. 2010. Readings in Sustainability Science and Technology. CID Working Paper No. 213. Center for International Development, Harvard University.
Kates, R., A. A. Leiserowitz, and T. M. Parris, 2006. Great Transition Values: Present Attitudes, Future Changes, In Orion Kriegman and Paul Raskin (eds.), Frontiers of a Great Transtion : GTI paper series No. 9 Tellus Institute.
Leiserowitz, A A., R W. Kates, and T M. Parris, 2006. Sustainability Values, Attitudes and Behaviors: A Review Of Multi-National And Global Trends, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 31(1), pp. 413-444.
Kates, R.W. with National Academies Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research, 2005. Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research, National Academy Press.
Kates, R., T. M. Parris, and A. A. Leiserowitz, 2005. What is Sustainable Development: Goals, Indicators, Values, and Practice, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 47(3), pp. 9-21.
Leiserowitz, A. A., R. W. Kates, and T. M. Parris, 2005. Do Global Attitudes and Behaviors Support Sustainable Development?, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 47(9), pp. 23-39.
Leiserowitz, A. A., R. W. Kates, and T. M. Parris, 2005. Sustainability Values, Attitudes, and Behaviors: A Review of Multi-National and Global Trends, CID Working Paper No. 113, Science, Environment, and Development Group, Center for International Development, Harvard University.
Mabogunje, A. L., and R. W. Kates, 2004. Sustainable Development in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria: The Role of Social Capital, Participation, and Science and Technology, CID Working Paper No. 102, Science, Environment, and Development Group, Center for International Development, Harvard University.
Kates, R. W., 2003. The Nexus and the Neem Tree; Globalization and a Transition Toward Sustainability, in J.G. Speth (ed.), Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment, Island Press, pp. 85-107.
Kates, R. W., 2003. Sustainability Science, in Transition to Sustainability in the 21st Century: The Contribution of Science and Technology. National Academies Press, pp. 140-145.
Kates, R. W. and T. M. Parris, 2003. Long-Term Trends and a Sustainability Transition, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 100, No.14, pp. 8062-8067.
Parris, T. M. and R. W. Kates, 2003. Characterizing and Measuring Sustainable Develoipment, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, pp 559-586.
Parris, T. M. and R. W. Kates, 2003. Characterizing a Sustainability Transition: Goals, Targets, Trends, and Driving Forces, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100(14), pp. 8068-8073.
Raskin, P., T. Banuri, G. Gallopin, P. Gutman, A. Hammond, R. W. Kates, and R. Swart, 2002. Great Transition: The Promise and Lure of the Times Ahead, Stockholm Environment Institute.
Kates, R. W., 2001. Queries on the Human Use of the Earth, Annual Review of Energy and Environment, Vol.26, pp.1-26.
Kates, R. W., 2001. Sustainability Transition: Human-Environment Relationship, in N. J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Pergamon, pp. 15325-15329.
Kates, R. W., W. C. Clark, R. Corell, J. M. Hall, C., et al., 2001. Sustainability science, Science, Vol. 292, p. 641-642.
Kates, R. W., 2000. Population and Consumption: What We Know, What We Need to Know, Environment, Vol. 42. No. 3, pp. 10-19.
Kates, R. W., with National Research Council, Board on Sustainable Development, 1999. Our Common Journey: A Transition Toward Sustainability, National Academy Press.
Kates, R. W., 1995. Presidential Address: Labnotes from the Jeremiah Experiment: Hope for a Sustainable Transition, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 85 No.4, pp. 623-640.
Turner II, B. L., R. W. Kates, and W. B. Meyer, 1994. The Earth As Transformed by Human Action in Retrospect, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol.84 No. 4, pp. 711-715; 729-731.
Kates, R. W., 1987. The Human Environment: The Road Not Taken, The Road Still Beckoning, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 77, No. 4, pp. 525-534.
Burton, I. and R. W. Kates, 1986. The Great Climacteric, 1798-2048: The Transition to a Just and Sustainable Human Environment, in Robert W. Kates and Ian Burton (eds.), Geography, Resources, and Environment, Volume II, Themes from the Work of Gilbert F. White, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 339-360.
Burton, I., R. W. Kates, and A. Kirkby, 1974. Geography, in A.E. Utton and D.H. Henning (eds.), Interdisciplinary Environmental Approaches, Educational Media Press, pp. 100-126.
Von Laue, T. and R. W. Kates, 1974. The Future: Ways of Knowing and Survival, A Documentary in Four Acts, Clark Now, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 2-7.
Berry, L. and R. W. Kates, 1973. Applied Geographical Research in East Africa, The Professional Geographer, Vol. 25, pp. 267-271.
Bauman, D. D. and R. W. Kates, 1972. Risk from Nature in the City, in T.R. Detwyler and M.G. Marcus (eds.), Urbanization and Environment: The Physical Geography of the City, Belmont, California: Duxbury Press, pp. 169-194.
Kates, R. W., 1967. Geography: The Case for the Specialized Generalist in a Science of Environment, Social Science and the Environment, pp. 53-72.
Kates, R. W., 1967. Links Between Physical and Human Geography: A Systems Approach, Introductory Geography: Viewpoint and Themes, Washington: Association of American Geographers Commission on College Geography Publication No. 5, pp. 23-30.