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.


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 warming”: ice core evidence from tropical ice cores with emphasis on Central Asia Global and Planetary Change May 1, 1993 L.G. Thompson, E.Mosley-Thompson, M.Davis, P.N.Lin, T.Yao, M.Dyurgerov J.Dai
Winter ticks on moose and other ungulates: factors influencing their population size Alces Apr 1, 1991 Samuel, W. M., & Welch, Dwight A.
Potential evapotranspiration and the likelihood of future drought Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Jun 20, 1990 Rind, D., Goldberg, R., Hansen, J., Rosenzweig, C., Ruedy, R.
The 1988 US drought linked to anomalous sea surface temperature Nature Mar 2, 1989 T. N. Palmer, Č. Branković
The dependence of hurricane intensity on climate Nature Apr 8, 1987 Kerry Emanuel
A possible response of the atmospheric Hadley circulation to equatorial anomalies of ocean temperature Tellus Nov 1, 1966 Bjerknes, J.
Shrinkage of Sperry and Grinnell Glaciers, Glacier National Park, Montana Geographical Review Jan 1, 1948 James Dyson