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.


Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change Assessment: Part I Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society May 28, 2019 Thomas Knutson, Suzana J. Camargo, Johnny C. L. Chan, Kerry Emanuel, Chang-Hoi Ho, James Kossin, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Masaki Satoh, Masato Sugi, Kevin Walsh, and Liguang Wu
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.)
Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
Climate change now detectable from any single day of weather at global scale Nature Climate Change Jan 2, 2020 Sebastian Sippel, Nicolai Meinshausen, Erich M. Fischer, Enikő Székely, Reto Knutti
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
Title Sourcesort descending Date Author(s)
Factors contributing to the summer 2003 European heatwave Weather Aug 1, 2004 Black, Emily, Blackburn, Mike, Harrison, Giles, Hoskins, Brian, Methven, John
Global and regional climate in 2016 Weather Aug 8, 2017 Kennedy, John, Dunn, Robert, McCarthy, Mark, Titchner, Holly, Morice, Colin
The North Atlantic Ocean and climate change in the UK and northern Europe Weather Jan 8, 2016 Wells, Neil C.
Detection and attribution of climate extremes in the observed record Weather and Climate Extremes Jan 18, 2016 David R. Easterling, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael F. Wehner, Liqiang Sun
Early 21st century anthropogenic changes in extremely hot days as simulated by the C20C+ detection and attribution multi-model ensemble Weather and Climate Extremes Jun 8, 2018 Michael Wehner, Dáithí Stone, Hideo Shiogama, Piotr Wolskic, Andrew Ciavarella, Nikolaos Christidis, Harinarayan Krishnana
Attribution analyses of temperature extremes using a set of 16 indices Weather and Climate Extremes Oct 27, 2016 Nikolaos Christidis and Peter A.Stott
Drivers of 2016 record Arctic warmth assessed using climate simulations subjected to Factual and Counterfactual forcing Weather and Climate Extremes Dec 6, 2017 Lantao Sun, Dave Allured, Martin Hoerling, Lesley Smith, Judith Perlwitz, Don Murray, Jon Eischeid
Diagnosing conditional anthropogenic contributions to heavy Colorado rainfall in September 2013 Weather and Climate Extremes Jul 18, 2017 Pardeep Pall, Christina M. Patricola, Michael F. Wehner, Dáithí A. Stone, Christopher J. Paciorek, William D. Collins
Quantile-based bias correction and uncertainty quantification of extreme event attribution statements Weather and Climate Extremes Feb 16, 2016 Jeon, Paciorek, and Wehner
Quantifying statistical uncertainty in the attribution of human influence on severe weather Weather and Climate Extremes Jun 15, 2018 Paciorek, Stone, and Wehner
Cold-season Tornadoes: Climatological and Meteorological Insights Weather and Forecasting Mar 12, 2018 Samuel J. Childs, Russ S. Schumacher, and John T. Allen
A Dramatic Increase in Annual Average Temperatures for U.S. Cities This Decade Weather Underground | Category 6 Oct 1, 2017 Christopher C. Burt
Observed and Projected Changes in United States Tornado Exposure Weather, Climate, and Society Feb 6, 2017 Stephen M. Strader, Walker S. Ashley, Thomas J. Pingel, and Andrew J. Krmenec
Using GPS collars to determine parturition and cause-specific mortality of moose calves Wildlife Society Bulletin Jul 21, 2015 Severud, William J., Giudice, Glenn Del, Obermoller, Tyler R., Enright, Thomas A., Wright, Robert G., Forester, James D.
Polar bear attacks on humans: Implications of a changing climate Wildlife Society Bulletin Jul 2, 2017 Wilder, James M., Vongraven, Dag, Atwood, Todd, Hansen, Bob, Jessen, Amalie, Kochnev, Anatoly, York, Geoff, Vallender, Rachel, Hedman, Daryll, Gibbons, Melissa
Attribution of climate variations and trends to human influences and natural variability Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Nov 3, 2011 Trenberth, Kevin E.
The impact of Arctic warming on the midlatitude jet‐stream: Can it? Has it? Will it? Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Mar 13, 2015 Barnes, Elizabeth A, Screen, James A
Amplified Arctic warming and mid‐latitude weather: new perspectives on emerging connections Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change May 16, 2017 Francis, Jennifer A., Vavrus, Stephen J., Cohen, Judah
Attribution of extreme weather and climate-related events Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Dec 16, 2015 Stott, Peter A., Christidis, Nikolaos, Otto, Friederike E. L., Sun, Ying, Vanderlinden, Jean‐Paul, van Oldenborgh, Geert Jan, Vautard, Robert, von Storch, Hans, Walton, Peter, Yiou, Pascal, Zwiers, Francis W.
Detection and attribution of climate change: a regional perspective Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Mar 5, 2010 Peter A. Stott, Nathan P. Gillett, Gabriele C. Hegerl, David J. Karoly, Dáithí A. Stone, Xuebin Zhang, Francis Zwiers