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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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
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
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
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
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Global Glacier Change Bulletin (2012 - 2013) World Glacier Monitoring Service Dec 16, 2015 Michael Zemp, Isabelle Gärtner-Roer, Samuel U. Nussbaumer, Fabia Hüsler, Horst Machguth, Nico Mölg, Frank Paul, Martin Hoelzle
Climate change and vector-borne diseases: a regional analysis World Health Organization Jan 1, 2000 Andrew K. Githeko, Steve W. Lindsay, Ulisses E. Confalonieri, & Jonathan A. Patz
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
The global climate 2011-2015: hot and wild World Meteorological Organization Nov 8, 2016
WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2016 World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Mar 21, 2017
WMO expert team statement on Hurricane Harvey World Meteorological Organization News Sep 10, 2017 Knutson et al.
Somalia Drought, 2016 – 2017 World Weather Attribution Mar 29, 2017 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Karin van der Wiel, Sjoukje Philip, Sarah Kew, Heidi Cullen, Kasturi Shah, Roop Singh, Maarten van Aalst, Friederike Otto, Sarah O’Keefe, and Joyce Kimutai
Kenya Drought, 2016 World Weather Attribution Mar 23, 2017 Peter Uhe, Sjoukje Philip, Sarah Kew, Kasturi Shah, Joyce Kimutai, Friederike Otto, Geert Jan Van Oldenborgh, Roop Singh, Julie Arrighi, Heidi Cullen
Heatwave in northern Europe, summer 2018 World Weather Attribution Jul 28, 2018
Human contribution to record-breaking June 2019 heatwave in France World Weather Attribution Jul 2, 2019
European Heat, June 2017 World Weather Attribution Jun 29, 2017
Winter in North America Is Cold — Dec. 2017-Jan. 2018 World Weather Attribution Jan 11, 2018 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Hylke de Vries (KNMI), Gabriel Vecchi (Princeton University), Friederike Otto (University of Oxford), Claudia Tebaldi (Climate Central and NCAR)
Record Hot Year, 2015 World Weather Attribution Nov 24, 2015
Rapid attribution of the extreme rainfall in Texas from Tropical Storm Imelda World Weather Attribution Sep 27, 2019 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Karin van der Wiel, Sjoukje Philip & Sarah Kew
Trends in Weather Extremes World Weather Attribution Feb 28, 2018 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh
North Pole, Nov – Dec, 2016 World Weather Attribution Dec 21, 2016
U.S. Heat, February 2017 World Weather Attribution Mar 8, 2017 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Andrew King, Friederike Otto, Gabriel Vecchi, Claudia Tebaldi, and Heidi Cullen
Great Barrier Reef Bleaching, March 2016 World Weather Attribution Apr 28, 2016
Euro-Mediterranean Heat — Summer 2017 World Weather Attribution Sep 27, 2017
Attribution of extreme rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, August 2017 World Weather Attribution, Environmental Research Letters Dec 13, 2017 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Karin van der Wiel, Antonia Sebastian, Roop Singh, Julie Arrighi, Friederike Otto, Karsten Haustein, Sihan Li, Gabriel Vecchi and Heidi Cullen

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