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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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.)
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
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
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
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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
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.)
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Lethal Consequences: Climate Change Impacts on the Great Barrier Reef Climate Council Jul 5, 2018
Human influence on the seasonal cycle of tropospheric temperature Science Jul 20, 2018 Benjamin D. Santer, Stephen Po-Chedley, Mark D. Zelinka, Ivana Cvijanovic, Céline Bonfils, Paul J. Durack, Qiang Fu, Jeffrey Kiehl, Carl Mears, Jeffrey Painter, Giuliana Pallotta, Susan Solomon, Frank J. Wentz, Cheng-Zhi Zou
Mass Loss of Totten and Moscow University Glaciers, East Antarctica, Using Regionally Optimized GRACE Mascons Geophysical Research Letters Jul 25, 2018 Yara Mohajerani, Isabella Velicogna, Eric Rignot
A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss Science Advances Jul 25, 2018 Pengfei Zhang, Yutian Wu, Isla R. Simpson, Karen L. Smith, Xiangdong Zhang, Bithi De, Patrick Callaghan
A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss Science Advances Jul 25, 2018 Pengfei Zhang, Yutian Wu, Isla R. Simpson, Karen L. Smith, Xiangdong Zhang, Bithi De, Patrick Callaghan
Temperature dependent transmission potential model for chikungunya in India Science of The Total Environment Aug 1, 2018 Satya Ganesh Kakarla, Rajasekhar Mopuri, Srinivasa Rao Mutheneni, Kantha Rao Bhimala, Sriram Kumaraswamy, madhusudhan Rao Kadiri, Krushna Chandra Gouda, Suryanaryana Murty Upadhyayula
Globally rising soil heterotrophic respiration over recent decades Nature Aug 1, 2018 Ben Bond-Lamberty, Vanessa L. Bailey, Min Chen, Christopher M. Gough, Rodrigo Vargas
Resolving Future Arctic/Midlatitude Weather Connections Earth's Future Aug 1, 2018 James E. Overland, Muyin Wang
Marine heatwaves under global warming Nature Aug 15, 2018 Thomas L. Frölicher, Erich M. Fischer, Nicolas Gruber
Marine heatwaves under global warming Nature Aug 15, 2018 Thomas L. Frölicher, Erich M. Fischer, Nicolas Gruber
The influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude summer circulation Nature Communications Aug 20, 2018 D. Coumou, G. Di Capua, S. Vavrus, L. Wang, S. Wang
The influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude summer circulation Nature Communications Aug 20, 2018 D. Coumou, G. Di Capua, S. Vavrus, L. Wang, S. Wang
Decreasing fire season precipitation increased recent western US forest wildfire activity Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Aug 20, 2018 Zachary A. Holden, Alan Swanson, Charles H. Luce, W. Matt Jolly, Marco Maneta, Jared W. Oyler, Dyer A. Warren, Russell Parsons, David Affleck
Estimations of Hazardous Convective Weather in the United States Using Dynamical Downscaling Journal of Climate Aug 28, 2018 Vittorio A. Gensini and Thomas L. Mote
On the causes of declining Colorado River streamflows Water Resources Research Aug 30, 2018 Mu Xiao, Bradley Udall, Dennis P. Lettenmaier
The human influence on Hurricane Florence Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Sep 12, 2018 Kevin Reed, Alyssa Stansfield, Michael Wehner, and Colin Zarzycki
Recent intensification of Amazon flooding extremes driven by strengthened Walker circulation Science Advances Sep 19, 2018 Jonathan Barichivich, Emanuel Gloor, Philippe Peylin, Roel J. W. Brienen, Jochen Schöngart, Jhan Carlo Espinoza, Kanhu C. Pattnayak
Massive destabilization of an Arctic ice cap Earth and Planetary Science Letters Sep 19, 2018 Michael J. Willis, Whyjay Zheng, William J. Durkin IV, Matthew E. Pritchard, Joan M. Ramage, Julian A. Dowdeswell, Toby J. Benham, Robin P. Bassford, Leigh A. Stearns, Andrey F. Glazovsky, Yuri Y. Macheret, Claire C. Porter
Disproportionate magnitude of climate change in United States national parks Environmental Research Letters Sep 24, 2018 Patrick Gonzalez, Fuyao Wang, Michael Notaro, Daniel J Vimont, John W Williams
Recent Southern Ocean warming and freshening driven by greenhouse gas emissions and ozone depletion Nature Geoscience Sep 24, 2018 Neil C. Swart, Sarah T. Gille, John C. Fyfe, Nathan P. Gillett

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