Science Sources

Search the database below for peer-reviewed studies and organizational reports documenting climate change trends. (Note: The database does not include studies on projected, or future change.) For studies that specifically identify the fingerprint of climate change on observed trends and events, visit Science Sources: Detection and Attribution.

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Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change The National Academies Press Mar 11, 2016 Committee on Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change Attribution
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
IPCC AR5 WGI: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis Cambridge University Press Sep 1, 2013 Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)
NCA 4: Climate Change Impacts in the United States U.S. Global Change Research Program Nov 3, 2017 Donald Wuebbles, David Fahey, and Kathleen Hibbard
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
Un/natural Disasters: Communicating Linkages Between Extreme Events and Climate Change World Meteorological Organization Oct 28, 2016 Susan Joy Hassol, Simon Torok, Sophie Lewis, and Patrick Luganda
What We Know – The Reality, Risks, and Response To Climate Change American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mar 18, 2014 Mario Molina, James McCarthy, Diana Wall, Richard Alley, Julia Cole, Sarah Das, Noah Diffenbaugh, Kerry Emanuel, Howard Frumkin, Katharine Hayhoe, Camille Parmesan, Marshall Shepherd
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Accelerated flooding along the U.S. East Coast Earth's Future AGU Publication Aug 11, 2014 Tal Ezer and Larry P. Atkinson
Accelerated flooding along the U.S. East Coast Earth's Future AGU Publication Aug 11, 2014 Tal Ezer and Larry P. Atkinson
Dynamic and thermodynamic changes in mean and extreme precipitation under changed climate Geophysical Research Letters Sep 13, 2005 Emori, S., Brown, S. J.
Evidence linking Arctic amplification to extreme weather in mid-latitudes Geophysical Research Letters Mar 17, 2012 Francis, Jennifer A., Vavrus, Stephen J.
Evidence linking Arctic amplification to extreme weather in mid-latitudes Geophysical Research Letters Mar 17, 2012 Francis, Jennifer A., Vavrus, Stephen J.
Evidence linking Arctic amplification to extreme weather in mid-latitudes Geophysical Research Letters Mar 17, 2012 Francis, Jennifer A., Vavrus, Stephen J.
How unusual is the 2012–2014 California drought? Geophysical Research Letters Dec 28, 2014 Griffin, Daniel, Anchukaitis, Kevin J.
Impact of climate change on human infectious diseases: Empirical evidence and human adaptation Environment International Oct 18, 2015 Xiaoxu Wu, Yongmei Lu, Sen Zhou, Lifan Chen, Bing Xu
Intensification of hot extremes in the United States Geophysical Research Letters Aug 6, 2010 Diffenbaugh, Noah S., Ashfaq, Moetasim
Probable causes of the abnormal ridge accompanying the 2013–2014 California drought: ENSO precursor and anthropogenic warming footprint Geophysical Research Letters May 2, 2014 Wang, S.‐Y., Hipps, Lawrence, Gillies, Robert R, Yoon, Jin‐Ho
Probable causes of the abnormal ridge accompanying the 2013–2014 California drought: ENSO precursor and anthropogenic warming footprint Geophysical Research Letters May 2, 2014 Wang, S.‐Y., Hipps, Lawrence, Gillies, Robert R, Yoon, Jin‐Ho
Recent seasonal asymmetric changes in the NAO and associated changes in the AO and Greenland Blocking Index International Journal of Climatology Sep 8, 2014 Hanna, Edward, Cropper, Thomas E., Jones, Philip D., Scaife, Adam A., Allan, Rob
Recent warm and cold daily winter temperature extremes in the Northern Hemisphere Geophysical Research Letters Sep 2, 2011 Guirguis, Kristen, Gershunov, Alexander, Schwartz, Rachel, Bennett, Stephen
Trends in indices for extremes in daily temperature and precipitation in central and western Europe, 1901–99 International Journal of Climatology Jan 10, 2005 Moberg, Anders, Jones, Philip D.
Trends in indices for extremes in daily temperature and precipitation in central and western Europe, 1901–99 International Journal of Climatology Jan 10, 2005 Moberg, Anders, Jones, Philip D.
Uncertainties in the attribution of greenhouse gas warming and implications for climate prediction Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Jun 13, 2016 Jones, Gareth S., Stott, Peter A., Mitchell, John F. B.
Uncertainties in the attribution of greenhouse gas warming and implications for climate prediction Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Jun 13, 2016 Jones, Gareth S., Stott, Peter A., Mitchell, John F. B.
What would happen to Superstorm Sandy under the influence of a substantially warmer Atlantic Ocean? Geophysical Research Letters Jan 19, 2016 Lau, William K. M., Shi, J. J., Tao, W. K., Kim, K. M.
Why does tropical convective available potential energy (CAPE) increase with warming? Geophysical Research Letters Dec 2, 2015 Seeley, Jacob T., Romps, David M.
Why does tropical convective available potential energy (CAPE) increase with warming? Geophysical Research Letters Dec 2, 2015 Seeley, Jacob T., Romps, David M.

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