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: Climate Change Impacts in the United States 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.)
Title Source Datesort ascending Author(s)
Impacts and Responses to the 1995 Heat Wave: A Call to Action Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Jul 1, 1996 Stanley A. Changnon, Kenneth E. Kunkel, and Beth C. Reinke
The July 1995 Heat Wave in the Midwest: A Climatic Perspective and Critical Weather Factors Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Jul 1, 1996 Kunkel, K. E., S. A. Changnon, B. C. Reinke, and R. W. Arritt
Natural and anthropogenic changes in atmospheric CO2 over the last 1000 years from air in Antarctic ice and firn Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Feb 1, 1996 Etheridge, D. M., Steele, L. P., Langenfelds, R. L., Francey, R. J., Barnola, J.‐M., Morgan, V. I.
Towards the detection and attribution of an anthropogenic effect on climate Climate Dynamics Dec 1, 1995 Benjamin D. Santer, Karl E. Taylor, Tom M. L. Wigley, Joyce E. Penner, Philip D. Jones, Ulrich Cubasch
Frequency of Heavy Rainfall Events in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1900 to 1991 Southeastern Geographer Nov 1, 1993 Barry D. Keim, Robert A. Muller
The Association between Extremes in North American Snow Cover Extent and United States Temperatures AMS: Journal of Climate Jul 1, 1993 Daniel J. Leathers and Dayid A. Robinson
“Recent warming”: ice core evidence from tropical ice cores with emphasis on Central Asia Global and Planetary Change May 1, 1993 L.G. Thompson, E.Mosley-Thompson, M.Davis, P.N.Lin, T.Yao, M.Dyurgerov J.Dai
Winter ticks on moose and other ungulates: factors influencing their population size Alces Apr 1, 1991 Samuel, W. M., & Welch, Dwight A.
Potential evapotranspiration and the likelihood of future drought Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Jun 20, 1990 Rind, D., Goldberg, R., Hansen, J., Rosenzweig, C., Ruedy, R.
The 1988 US drought linked to anomalous sea surface temperature Nature Mar 2, 1989 T. N. Palmer, Č. Branković
The dependence of hurricane intensity on climate Nature Apr 8, 1987 Kerry Emanuel
A possible response of the atmospheric Hadley circulation to equatorial anomalies of ocean temperature Tellus Nov 1, 1966 Bjerknes, J.
Shrinkage of Sperry and Grinnell Glaciers, Glacier National Park, Montana Geographical Review Jan 1, 1948 James Dyson

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