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
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The day the 2003 European heatwave record was broken The Lancet Planetary Health Jul 8, 2019 Dann Mitchell, Kai Kornhuber, Chris Huntingford, Peter Uhe
MEDICAL ALERT! Climate Change Is Harming Our Health The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health Mar 15, 2017
MEDICAL ALERT! Climate Change Is Harming Our Health The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health Mar 15, 2017
MEDICAL ALERT! Climate Change Is Harming Our Health The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health Mar 15, 2017
MEDICAL ALERT! Climate Change Is Harming Our Health The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health Mar 15, 2017
Advancing the Science of Climate Change The National Academies Press May 19, 2010 Pamela A. Matson, Thomas Dietz, Waleed Abdalati, Antonio J. Busalacchi, Jr., Ken Caldeira, Robert W. Corell, Ruth S. Defries, Inez Y. Fung, Steven Gaines, Maria Carmen Lemos, Susanne C. Moser, Richard H. Moss, Edward A. Parson, A. R. Ravishankara, Raymond
Advancing the Science of Climate Change The National Academies Press May 19, 2010 Pamela A. Matson, Thomas Dietz, Waleed Abdalati, Antonio J. Busalacchi, Jr., Ken Caldeira, Robert W. Corell, Ruth S. Defries, Inez Y. Fung, Steven Gaines, Maria Carmen Lemos, Susanne C. Moser, Richard H. Moss, Edward A. Parson, A. R. Ravishankara, Raymond
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
A National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling The National Academies Press Sep 18, 2012 National Research Council
Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health The National Academies Press Jun 7, 2011 Institute of Medicine
Heat-Related Deaths during the July 1995 Heat Wave in Chicago The New England Journal of Medicine Jul 11, 1996 Jan C. Semenza, Ph.D., M.P.H., Carol H. Rubin, D.V.M., M.P.H., Kenneth H. Falter, Ph.D., Joel D. Selanikio, M.D., W. Dana Flanders, M.D., D.Sc., Holly L. Howe, Ph.D., and John L. Wilhelm, M.D., M.P.H.
Weather and Climate Extremes in a Changing Climate The U.S. Climate Change Science Program Preface Jun 1, 2008 Thomas R. Karl, Gerald A. Meehl, Christopher D. Miller, Susan J. Hassol, Anne M. Waple, and William L. Murray
Climate-change effects on extreme precipitation in central Europe: uncertainties of scenarios based on regional climate models Theoretical and Applied Climatology Apr 18, 2008 Jan Kyselý, Romana Beranová
Recent warming trend in the coastal region of Qatar Theoretical and Applied Climatology Dec 17, 2015 Way Lee Cheng, Ayman Saleem, Reza Sadr
Trends in meteorological and agricultural droughts in Iran Theoretical and Applied Climatology Mar 30, 2014 S. Golian, O. Mazdiyasni, A. AghaKouchak
Reclamation Managing Water in the West: Interim Report No. 1, Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study, Status Report U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation May 17, 2016 Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Study Team
Baseline and projected future carbon storage and greenhouse-gas fluxes in ecosystems of Alaska U.S. Geological Survey Jun 1, 2016 Zhiliang Zhu and A. David McGuire eds.
NCA 3: Climate Change Impacts in the United States U.S. Global Change Research Program May 6, 2014 Melillo, Jerry M., Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and Gary W. Yohe, 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
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.)

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