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.


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
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.)
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
Titlesort descending Source Date Author(s)
A Later Onset of the Rainy Season in California Geophysical Research Letters Jan 12, 2021 Jelena Luković, John C. H. Chiang, Dragan Blagojević, & Aleksandar Sekulić
A longer vernal window: the role of winter coldness and snowpack in driving spring transitions and lags Global Change Biology Nov 3, 2016 Contosta, Alexandra R., Adolph, Alden, Burchsted, Denise, Burakowski, Elizabeth, Green, Mark, Guerra, David, Albert, Mary, Dibb, Jack, Martin, Mary, McDowell, William H., Routhier, Michael, Wake, Cameron, Whitaker, Rachel, Wollheim, Wilfred
A Mixed Method to Evaluate Burden of Malaria Due to Flooding and Waterlogging in Mengcheng County, China: A Case Study Plos One May 15, 2014 Guoyong Ding, Lu Gao, Xuewen Li, Maigeng Zhou, Qiyong Liu, Hongyan Ren, Baofa Jiang
A multiregion model evaluation and attribution study of historical changes in the area affected by temperature and precipitation extremes AMS Journal of Climate Nov 3, 2016 Andrea J. Dittus and David J. Karoly
A National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling The National Academies Press Sep 18, 2012 National Research Council
A new look at lake-effect snowfall trends in the Laurentian Great Lakes using a temporally homogeneous data set Journal of Great Lakes Research Sep 10, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Leslie Ensor, Michael Palecki, David Easterling, David Robinson, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Kelly Redmond
A new statistical approach to climate change detection and attribution Climate Dynamics Apr 6, 2016 Aurélien Ribe, Francis W. Zwiers, Jean-Marc Azaïs, Philippe Naveau
A New Subsidence Map for Coastal Louisiana GSA Today Jun 14, 2017 Jaap H. Nienhuis, Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Krista L. Jankowski, Anjali M. Fernandes, Molly E. Keog
A possible response of the atmospheric Hadley circulation to equatorial anomalies of ocean temperature Tellus Nov 1, 1966 Bjerknes, J.
A probabilistic quantification of the anthropogenic component of twentieth century global warming Climate Dynamics Nov 8, 2012 T. M. L. Wigley, B. D. Santer
A projection of changes in landfalling atmospheric river frequency and extreme precipitation over western North America from the Large Ensemble CESM simulations Geophysical Research Letters Feb 6, 2016 Hagos, Samson M., Leung, L. Ruby, Yoon, Jin‐Ho, Lu, Jian, Gao, Yang
A real-time Global Warming Index Nature Nov 13, 2017 K. Haustein, M. R. Allen, P. M. Forster, F. E. L. Otto, D. M. Mitchell, H. D. Matthews & D. J. Frame
A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance Science Nov 30, 2012 Andrew Shepherd, Erik R. Ivins, Geruo A, Valentina R. Barletta, Mike J. Bentley, Srinivas Bettadpur, Kate H. Briggs, David H. Bromwich, René Forsberg, Natalia Galin, Martin Horwath, Stan Jacobs, Ian Joughin et al
A reversal in global terrestrial stilling and its implications for wind energy production Nature Climate Change Nov 18, 2019 Zhenzhong Zeng, Alan D. Ziegler, Timothy Searchinger, Long Yang, Anping Chen, Kunlu Ju, Shilong Piao, Laurent Z. X. Li, Philippe Ciais, Deliang Chen, Junguo Liu, Cesar Azorin-Molina, Adrian Chappell, David Medvigy, Eric F. Wood
A review and analysis of possible changes to the climatology of tornadoes in the United States Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment Feb 25, 2019 Todd W Moore, Tiffany A DeBoer
A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and Their Associated Effects Aug 1, 2008 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
A review of the relationships between drought and forest fire in the United States Global Change Biology Apr 19, 2016 Littell JS, Peterson DL, Riley KL, Liu Y, Luce CH
A review of tropical cyclone‐generated storm surges: Global data sources, observations, and impacts Reviews of Geophysics May 19, 2015 Hal F. Needham, Barry D. Keim, David Sathiaraj
A Revised U.S. Climate Extremes Index American Meteorological Society May 15, 2008 Karin L. Gleason, Jay H. Lawrimore, David H. Levinson, Thomas R. Karl, and David J. Karoly
A search for human influences on the thermal structure of the atmosphere Nature Jul 4, 1996 B. D. Santer, K. E. Taylor, T. M. L. Wigley, T. C. Johns, P. D. Jones, D. J. Karoly, J. F. B. Mitchell, A. H. Oort, J. E. Penner, V. Ramaswamy, M. D. Schwarzkopf, R. J. Stouffer, S. Tett