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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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.)
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 Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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 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 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
Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
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
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)
Signals of anthropogenic influence on European warming as seen in the trend patterns of daily temperature variance International Journal of Climatology Jan 13, 2005 Klein Tank, A. M. G., Können, G. P., Selten, F. M.
Trends in indices for extremes in daily temperature and precipitation in central and western Europe, 1901–99 International Journal of Climatology Jan 10, 2005 Moberg, Anders, Jones, Philip D.
Trends in indices for extremes in daily temperature and precipitation in central and western Europe, 1901–99 International Journal of Climatology Jan 10, 2005 Moberg, Anders, Jones, Philip D.
New estimates of future changes in extreme rainfall across the UK using regional climate model integrations Journal of Hydrology Jan 10, 2005 H.J. Fowler, M. Ekströmb, C.G. Kilsbya, P.D. Jones
Human contribution to the European heatwave of 2003 Nature Dec 2, 2004 Peter A. Stott, D. A. Stone, M. R. Allen
Ozone and Short-term Mortality in 95 US Urban Communities, 1987-2000 JAMA Nov 17, 2004 Michelle L. Bell, Aidan McDermott, Scott L. Zeger, Jonathan M. Samet, Francesca Dominici
Detecting the effect of climate change on Canadian forest fires Geophysical Research Letters Sep 29, 2004 N. P. Gillett, A. J. Weaver, F. W. Zwiers, M. D. Flannigan
More Intense, More Frequent, and Longer Lasting Heat Waves in the 21st Century Science Aug 13, 2004 Gerald A. Meehl, Claudia Tebaldi
Factors contributing to the summer 2003 European heatwave Weather Aug 1, 2004 Black, Emily, Blackburn, Mike, Harrison, Giles, Hoskins, Brian, Methven, John
Factors contributing to the summer 2003 European heatwave Weather Aug 1, 2004 Black, Emily, Blackburn, Mike, Harrison, Giles, Hoskins, Brian, Methven, John
Impact of Anthropogenic CO2 on the CaCO3 System in the Oceans Science Jul 16, 2004 Richard A. Feely, Christopher L. Sabine, Kitack Lee, Will Berelson, Joanie Kleypas, Victoria J. Fabry, Frank J. Millero
The 2003 heat wave as an example of summers in a greenhouse climate? Observations and climate model simulations for Basel, Switzerland Global and Planetary Change Jun 28, 2004 Martin Benistona and Henry F. Diaz
East African Rainfall Anomaly Patterns in Association with El Niño/Southern Oscillation Journal of Hydrologic Engineering Jun 15, 2004 Henry K. Ntale and Thian Yew Gan
The role of increasing temperature variability in European summer heatwaves Nature Jan 11, 2004 Christoph Schär, Pier Luigi Vidale, Daniel Lüthi, Christoph Frei, Christian Häberli, Mark A. Liniger, Christof Appenzeller
Detection of a Human Influence on North American Climate Science Nov 14, 2003 David J. Karoly, Karl Braganza, Peter A. Stott, Julie M. Arblaster, Gerald A. Meehl, Anthony J. Broccoli, Keith W. Dixon
Contributions of Anthropogenic and Natural Forcing to Recent Tropopause Height Changes Science Jul 25, 2003 B. D. Santer, M. F. Wehner, T. M. L. Wigley, R. Sausen, G. A. Meehl, K. E. Taylor, C. Ammann, J. Arblaster, W. M. Washington, J. S. Boyle, W. Brüggemann
Attribution of regional‐scale temperature changes to anthropogenic and natural causes Geophysical Research Letters Jul 16, 2003 Peter A. Stott
Attribution of regional‐scale temperature changes to anthropogenic and natural causes Geophysical Research Letters Jul 16, 2003 Peter A. Stott
Increasing Great Lake–Effect Snowfall during the Twentieth Century: A Regional Response to Global Warming? American Meteorological Society Apr 9, 2003 Adam W. Burnett, Matthew E. Kirby, Henry T. Mullins, William P. Patterson
Detection of human influence on sea-level pressure Nature Mar 20, 2003 Nathan P. Gillett, Francis W. Zwiers, Andrew J. Weaver, Peter A. Stott

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