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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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 Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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.)
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
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
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.)
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
Title Sourcesort descending Date Author(s)
Will Global Warming Make Hurricane Forecasting More Difficult? American Meteorological Society Aug 11, 2016 Kerry Emanuel
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
A Climatology of Arabian Sea Cyclonic Storms American Meteorological Society Aug 25, 2010 Amato T. Evan & Suzana J. Camargo
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
Trends in twentieth-century U.S. extreme snowfall seasons American Meteorological Society Apr 29, 2009 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael A. Palecki, Leslie Ensor, David Easterling, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond
Northern Hemisphere Modes of Variability and the Timing of Spring in Western North America American Meteorological Society Aug 11, 2011 Toby R. Ault, Alison K. Macalady, Gregory T. Pederson, Julio L. Betancourt, Mark D. Schwartz
Precipitation Shifts over Western North America as a Result of Declining Arctic Sea Ice Cover: The Coupled System Response American Meteorological Society Sep 30, 2005 Jacob O. Sewall
Atmosphere and Ocean Origins of North American Droughts American Meteorological Society Jun 5, 2014 Richard Seager and Martin Hoerling
Seasonal Climate Variability and Change in the Pacific Northwest of the United States American Meteorological Society Feb 24, 2014 John T. Abatzoglou, David E. Rupp and Philip W. Mote
Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective American Meteorological Society Sep 1, 2013 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Effects of Rainfall on Vehicle Crashes in Six U.S. States American Meteorological Society Sep 23, 2016 Alan Black, Gabriele Villarini, and Thomas Mote
Atmosphere and Ocean Origins of North American Droughts American Meteorological Society Jun 5, 2014 Richard Seager and Martin Hoerling
Environmental Factors Affecting Tropical Cyclone Power Dissipation American Meteorological Society Apr 4, 2007 Kerry Emanuel
Twenty-First-Century Snowfall and Snowpack Changes over the Southern California Mountains American Meteorological Society Oct 8, 2015 Fengpeng Sun, Alex Hall, Marla Schwartz, Daniel B.Walton, and Neil Berg
Environmental Factors Affecting Tropical Cyclone Power Dissipation American Meteorological Society Apr 4, 2007 Kerry Emanuel
Interdecadal Changes in Summertime Tropical Cyclone Precipitation over Southeast China during 1960–2009 American Meteorological Society Feb 11, 2015 Richard C. Y. Li and Wen Zhou
Twenty-First-Century Snowfall and Snowpack Changes over the Southern California Mountains American Meteorological Society Oct 8, 2015 Fengpeng Sun, Alex Hall, Marla Schwartz, Daniel B.Walton, and Neil Berg
Monitoring and Understanding Changes in Extremes: Extratropical Storms, Winds, and Waves American Meteorological Society Apr 17, 2013 Thomas C. Peterson, Thomas R. Karl, James P. Kossin, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Jay H. Lawrimore, James R. McMahon, Russell S. Vose, Xungang Yin.
Environmental Factors Affecting Tropical Cyclone Power Dissipation American Meteorological Society Apr 4, 2007 Kerry Emanuel
Monitoring and Understanding Changes in Extremes: Extratropical Storms, Winds, and Waves American Meteorological Society Apr 17, 2013 Thomas C. Peterson, Thomas R. Karl, James P. Kossin, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Jay H. Lawrimore, James R. McMahon, Russell S. Vose, Xungang Yin.

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