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.


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
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
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
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
Title Source Datesort descending Author(s)
Cyclone Fani: The tug-of-war between regional warming and anthropogenic aerosol effects Environmental Research Letters May 11, 2020 Lin Zhao, S.-Y. Simon Wang, Emily Becker, Jin-Ho Yoon, Avik Mukherjee
Global increase in major tropical cyclone exceedance probability over the past four decades Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences May 18, 2020 James P. Kossin, Kenneth R. Knapp, Timothy L. Olander, Christopher S. Velden
Greater flood risks in response to slowdown of tropical cyclones over the coast of China Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jun 15, 2020 Yangchen Lai, Jianfeng Li, Xihui Gu, Yongqin David Chen, Dongdong Kong, Thian Yew Gan, Maofeng Liu, Qingquan Li, Guofeng Wu
Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India Jun 19, 2020 Editors: Krishnan Raghavan, Sanjay Jayanarayanan, Chellappan Gnanaseelan, Milind Mujumdar, Ashwini Kulkarni, and Supriyo Chakraborty
Heat-Related Deaths — United States, 2004–2018 MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Jun 19, 2020 Ambarish Vaidyanathan, Josephine Malilay, Paul Schramm, Shubhayu Saha
Increasing trends in regional heatwaves Nature Communications Jul 3, 2020 S. E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, S. C. Lewis
Extreme Runoff Generation From Atmospheric River Driven Snowmelt During the 2017 Oroville Dam Spillways Incident Geophysical Research Letters Jul 24, 2020 Brian Henn, Keith N. Musselman, Leanne Lestak, F. Martin Ralph, Noah P. Molotch