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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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
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
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
Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
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.)
Title Source Datesort ascending Author(s)
Recent increases in tropical cyclone intensification rates Nature Communications Feb 7, 2019 Kieran T. Bhatia, Gabriel A. Vecchi, Thomas R. Knutson, Hiroyuki Murakami, James Kossin, Keith W. Dixon, Carolyn E. Whitlock
Climate, conflict and forced migration Global Environmental Change Jan 23, 2019 Guy J. Abel, Michael Brottrager, Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Raya Muttarak
Large influence of soil moisture on long-term terrestrial carbon uptake Nature Jan 23, 2019 Julia K. Green, Sonia I. Seneviratne, Alexis M. Berg, Kirsten L. Findell, Stefan Hagemann, David M. Lawrence, Pierre Gentine
Permafrost is warming at a global scale Jan 16, 2019 Boris K. Biskaborn, Sharon L. Smith, Jeannette Noetzli et al
How fast are the oceans warming? Science Jan 11, 2019 Lijing Cheng, John Abraham, Zeke Hausfather, Kevin E. Trenberth
Rainforest trees respond to drought by modifying their hydraulic architecture Ecology and Evolution Dec 11, 2018 David Y. P. Tng, Deborah M. G. Apgaua, Yoko F. Ishida, Maurizio Mencuccini, Jon Lloyd, William F. Laurance, Susan G. W. Laurance
EEE 2017: Anthropogenic Contributions to the Intensity of the 2017 United States Northern Great Plains Drought Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Andrew Hoell, Judith Perlwitz, Candida Dewes, Klaus Wolter, Imtiaz Rangwala, Xiao-Wei Quan, and Jon Eischeid
EEE 2017: Attribution of the 2017 Northern High Plains Drought Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Hailan Wang, Siegfried D. Schubert, Randal D. Koster, and Yehui Chang
EEE 2017: The Extremely Wet March of 2017 in Peru Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Nikolaos Christidis, Richard A. Betts, and Peter A. Stott
EEE 2017: December 2016: Linking The Lowest Arctic Sea-ice Extent On Record With The Lowest European Precipitation Event On Record Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Juan C. Acosta Navarro, Pablo Ortega, Javier García-Serrano, Virginie Guemas, Etienne Tourigny, Rubén Cruz-García, François Massonnet, and Francisco J. Doblas-Reyes
EEE 2017: The Exceptional Summer Heat Wave in Southern Europe 2017 Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective Dec 10, 2018 Sarah Kew, Sjoukje Philip, Geert Jan Van Oldenborgh, Friederike Otto, Robert Vautard, and Gerard Van Der Schrier
EEE 2017: Observations of the Rate and Acceleration of Global Mean Sea Level Change Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 R. S. Nerem and J. Fasullo
Global Emergence of Anthropogenic Climate Change in Fire Weather Indices Geophysical Research Letters Nov 30, 2018 John T. Abatzoglou, A. Park Williams, Renaud Barbero
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.)
The sensitivity of snow ephemerality to warming climate across an arid to montane vegetation gradient Ecohydrology Nov 15, 2018 Rose S. Petersky, Kevin T. Shoemaker, Peter J. Weisberg, Adrian A. Harpold
Anthropogenic influences on major tropical cyclone events Nature Nov 14, 2018 Christina M. Patricola, Michael F. Wehner
The unequal vulnerability of communities of color to wildfire PLOS ONE Nov 2, 2018 Ian P. Davies, Ryan D. Haugo, James C. Robertson, Phillip S. Levin
The unequal vulnerability of communities of color to wildfire PLOS ONE Nov 2, 2018 Ian P. Davies, Ryan D. Haugo, James C. Robertson, Phillip S. Levin
Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition Nature Nov 1, 2018 L. Resplandy, R. F. Keeling, Y. Eddebbar, M. K. Brooks, R. Wang, L. Bopp, M. C. Long, J. P. Dunne, W. Koeve, A. Oschlies
The Roles of Climate Change and Climate Variability in the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Scientific Reports Nov 1, 2018 Young-Kwon Lim, Siegfried D. Schubert, Robin Kovach, Andrea M. Molod, Steven Pawson

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