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.


Title Source Date Author(s)
Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change Assessment: Part I Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 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 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 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 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 Donald Wuebbles, David Fahey, and Kathleen Hibbard
Title Source Date Author(s)
Future Warming and Intensification of Precipitation Extremes: A “Double Whammy” Leading to Increasing Flood Risk in California Xingying Huang, Samantha Stevenson, and Alex D. Hall
A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and Their Associated Effects U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Grey swan tropical cyclones Ning Lin and Kerry Emanuel
UK Climate Projections science report: Climate change projections James Murphy, David Sexton, Geoff Jenkins, Penny Boorman, Ben Booth, Kate Brown, Robin Clark, Mat Collins, Glen Harris, Lizzie Kendon
Multimodel ensemble simulations of present-day and near-future tropospheric ozone Stevenson, Dentener, Schultz, Ellingsen, van Noije, Wild, G. Zeng, Amann, Atherton, Bell, Bergmann, Bey, Butler, Cofala, Collins, Derwent, Doherty, Drevet, Eskes, Fiore, Gauss, Hauglustaine, Horowitz, Isaksen, Krol, Lamarque, Lawrence, Montanaro et al
Increasing Antarctic Sea Ice under Warming Atmospheric and Oceanic Conditions Jiinlun Zhang
Permafrost is warming at a global scale Boris K. Biskaborn, Sharon L. Smith, Jeannette Noetzli et al
Climate Change: A Deadly Threat to Coral Reefs The Climate Council
Trends of the timing and volume of streamflow and their relationship with climate Shen, Yanjun; Shen, Yanjun; Fink, Manfred; Flügel, Wolfgang-Albert
Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia PAGES 2k Consortium, Moinuddin Ahmed, Kevin J. Anchukaitis, Asfawossen Asrat, Hemant P. Borgaonkar, Martina Braida, Brendan M. Buckley, Ulf Büntgen, Brian M. Chase, Duncan A. Christie et al
Warm Arctic, Cold Continents: A Common Pattern Related to Arctic Sea Ice Melt, Snow Advance, and Extreme Winter Weather Judah Cohen, Justin E. Jones, Jason C. Furtado, Eli Tziperman
East Antarctic ice sheet stability recorded in a high-elevation ice-cored moraine Nicole A. Bader, Kathy J. Lichta, Michael R. Kaplan, Christine Kassab, Gisela Winckler
Influence of Tropical Tropopause Layer Cooling on Atlantic Hurricane Activity Kerry Emanuel, Susan Solomon, Doris Folini, Sean Davis, and Chiara Cagnazzo
WMO Presentation: Foehn jets and their implications for the Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica Elvidge
Sensitivity of Limiting Hurricane Intensity to SST in the Atlantic from Observations and GCMs James B. Elsner, Sarah E. Strazzo, Thomas H. Jagger, Timothy LaRow, Ming Zhao
Cranking Up The Intensity: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events Climate Council of Australia Limited Professor Will Steffen, Professor Lesley Hughes, Dr David Alexander and Dr Martin Rice
Global Warming Will Aggravate Ozone Pollution in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology Cristina L. Archer, Joseph F. Brodie, and Sara A. Rauscher
Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service James M. Vose, James S. Clark, Charles H. Luce, Toral Patel-Weynand
State of the Lake UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center Geoffrey Schladow
Exceptionally Hot and Cold Summers in Europe (1951-2010) Acta Geophysica Robert Twardosz, Urszula Kossowska-Cezak