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., 2001. Queries on the Human Use of the Earth, Annual Review of Energy and Environment, Vol.26, pp.1-26.
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., 1996. Population, Technology, and the Human Environment: A Thread Through Time, Daedalus Vol.125 No. 3, pp.1-29.
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.
Bowden, M. J., R. W. Kates, P. A. Ray, W. E. Riebsame, R. A. Warrick, D. L. Johnson, H. A. Gould, and D. Wiener, 1981. The Effect of Climate Fluctuations on Human Populations: Two Hypotheses, in T.M.L. Wigley and G. Farmer (eds.), Climate and History: Studies in Past Climates and Their Impact on Man, Cambridge University Press, pp. 479-513.
Kates, R. W., 1972. Review of Perspectives on Resource Management by T. O'Riordan, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, pp. 519-520.
Kates, R. W., 1971. Flexibility, Coordination and Choice in Water Resource Planning: The Utility of Recent Planning Innovations for Water Development in Tanzania, Proceedings of the Conference on Rural Water Supply in East Africa, University College, Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning Research Paper No. 20.
Kates, R. W., 1969. Comprehensive Environmental Planning, in Regional Planning: Challenge and Prospects, Frederick A. Praeger, Inc., pp. 67-87.
McKay, J., R. W. Kates, and D. Conyers, 1969. Benefits from Rural Water Supply: The Impact of the Bulenya Hills Pipeline in North-East Nzega, University College, Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning Research Report No. 5.
Kates, R. W., 1966. The Comprehensive Regional Resource Plan, 1974, Research and Education for Regional and Area Development, pp. 244-254.
Burton I., and R. W. Kates, 1964. Canadian Resources and American Requirement: A Review, Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Vol. XXX, No. 2, pp. 264-269.
Burton, I. and R. W. Kates, 1964. Slaying the Malthusian Dragon: A Review, Economic Geography, Vol. XL, No. 1, January, pp. 82-89.
Kates, R. W., 1962. Review of Man, Mind and Land: A Theory of Resource Use by Walter Firey, Journal of Regional Science, Vol. IV, No. 1, pp. 100-192.