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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NCA 4: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States (Volume II) U.S. Global Change Research Program Nov 23, 2018 Reidmiller, D.R., C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, K.L.M. Lewis, T.K. Maycock, and B.C. Stewart (eds.)
NCA 4: Climate Change Impacts in the United States (Volume I) U.S. Global Change Research Program Nov 3, 2017 Donald Wuebbles, David Fahey, and Kathleen Hibbard
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
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 climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
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
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.)
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Widespread shifts in the coastal biota of northern California during the 2014–2016 marine heatwaves Scientific Reports Mar 12, 2019 Eric Sanford, Jacqueline L. Sones, Marisol García-Reyes, Jeffrey H. R. Goddard, John L. Largier
Increased Greenland melt triggered by large-scale, year-round cyclonic moisture intrusions The Cryosphere Mar 7, 2019 Oltmanns, Marilena, Straneo, Fiammetta, Tedesco, Marco
Increased Greenland melt triggered by large-scale, year-round cyclonic moisture intrusions The Cryosphere Mar 7, 2019 Oltmanns, Marilena, Straneo, Fiammetta, Tedesco, Marco
Past and future spread of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus Nature Microbiology Mar 4, 2019 Moritz U. G. Kraemer, Robert C. Reiner, Oliver J. Brady et al.
Impacts of historical warming on marine fisheries production Science Mar 1, 2019 Christopher M. Free, James T. Thorson, Malin L. Pinsky, Kiva L. Oken, John Wiedenmann, Olaf P. Jensen
Large influence of soil moisture on long-term terrestrial carbon uptake Nature Jan 23, 2019 Julia K. Green, Sonia I. Seneviratne, Alexis M. Berg, Kirsten L. Findell, Stefan Hagemann, David M. Lawrence, Pierre Gentine
Climate, conflict and forced migration Global Environmental Change Jan 23, 2019 Guy J. Abel, Michael Brottrager, Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Raya Muttarak
Permafrost is warming at a global scale Jan 16, 2019 Boris K. Biskaborn, Sharon L. Smith, Jeannette Noetzli et al
How fast are the oceans warming? Science Jan 11, 2019 Lijing Cheng, John Abraham, Zeke Hausfather, Kevin E. Trenberth
How fast are the oceans warming? Science Jan 11, 2019 Lijing Cheng, John Abraham, Zeke Hausfather, Kevin E. Trenberth
Rainforest trees respond to drought by modifying their hydraulic architecture Ecology and Evolution Dec 11, 2018 David Y. P. Tng, Deborah M. G. Apgaua, Yoko F. Ishida, Maurizio Mencuccini, Jon Lloyd, William F. Laurance, Susan G. W. Laurance
NCA 4: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States (Volume II) U.S. Global Change Research Program Nov 23, 2018 Reidmiller, D.R., C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, K.L.M. Lewis, T.K. Maycock, and B.C. Stewart (eds.)
The sensitivity of snow ephemerality to warming climate across an arid to montane vegetation gradient Ecohydrology Nov 15, 2018 Rose S. Petersky, Kevin T. Shoemaker, Peter J. Weisberg, Adrian A. Harpold
Anthropogenic influences on major tropical cyclone events Nature Nov 14, 2018 Christina M. Patricola, Michael F. Wehner
The unequal vulnerability of communities of color to wildfire PLOS ONE Nov 2, 2018 Ian P. Davies, Ryan D. Haugo, James C. Robertson, Phillip S. Levin
Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition Nature Nov 1, 2018 L. Resplandy, R. F. Keeling, Y. Eddebbar, M. K. Brooks, R. Wang, L. Bopp, M. C. Long, J. P. Dunne, W. Koeve, A. Oschlies
Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition Nature Nov 1, 2018 L. Resplandy, R. F. Keeling, Y. Eddebbar, M. K. Brooks, R. Wang, L. Bopp, M. C. Long, J. P. Dunne, W. Koeve, A. Oschlies
Projected changes in persistent extreme summer weather events: The role of quasi-resonant amplification Science Advances Oct 31, 2018 Michael E. Mann, Stefan Rahmstorf, Kai Kornhuber, Byron A. Steinman, Sonya K. Miller, Stefan Petri, Dim Coumou
Climate change causes upslope shifts and mountaintop extirpations in a tropical bird community Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Oct 29, 2018 Benjamin G. Freeman, Micah N. Scholer, Viviana Ruiz-Gutierrez, John W. Fitzpatrick
The Ice‐Ocean governor: ice‐ocean stress feedback limits Beaufort Gyre spin up Geophysical Research Letters Oct 17, 2018 Gianluca Meneghello, John Marshall, Jean‐Michel Campin, Edward Doddridge, Mary‐Louise Timmermans

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