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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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
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.)
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.)
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
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
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
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Trends and Extremes in Northern Hemisphere Snow Characteristics Current Climate Change Reports May 8, 2016 Kenneth E. Kunkel, David A. Robinson, Sarah Champion, Xungang Yin, Thomas Estilow, Rebekah M. Frankson
Trends and low frequency variability of extra-tropical cyclone activity in the ensemble of twentieth century reanalysis Climate Dynamics Jul 26, 2012 Xiaolan L. Wang • Y. Feng, G. P. Compo, V. R. Swail, F. W. Zwiers, R. J. Allan, P. D. Sardeshmukh
Trends and Variability in Severe Snowstorms East of the Rocky Mountains AMS Journal of Hydrometeorology Sep 25, 2014 Jay Lawrimore, Thomas R. Karl, and Mike Squires
Trends and Variability in Severe Snowstorms East of the Rocky Mountains AMS Journal of Hydrometeorology Sep 25, 2014 Jay Lawrimore, Thomas R. Karl, and Mike Squires
Trends and Variability in Severe Snowstorms East of the Rocky Mountains AMS Journal of Hydrometeorology Sep 25, 2014 Jay Lawrimore, Thomas R. Karl, and Mike Squires
Trends in atmospheric patterns conducive to seasonal precipitation and temperature extremes in California Science Advances Apr 1, 2016 Daniel L. Swain, Daniel E. Horton, Deepti Singh, and Noah S. Diffenbaugh
Trends in extreme daily precipitation and temperature near Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia International Journal of Climatology Sep 25, 2006 Banzragch Nandintsetseg, J. Scott Greene and Clyde E. Goulden
Trends in heat-related mortality in the United States, 1975-2004 Natural Hazards Jul 1, 2009 Sheridan SC, Kalkstein AJ, Kalkstein LS
Trends in Intense Precipitation in the Climate Record AMS Journal of Climate May 1, 2005 Pavel Ya Groisman
Trends in meteorological and agricultural droughts in Iran Theoretical and Applied Climatology Mar 30, 2014 S. Golian, O. Mazdiyasni, A. AghaKouchak
Trends in Snow Cover and Related Quantities at Weather Stations in the Conterminous United States AMS: Journal of Climate Sep 29, 2015 Noah Knowles
Trends in twentieth-century U.S. extreme snowfall seasons American Meteorological Society Apr 29, 2009 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael A. Palecki, Leslie Ensor, David Easterling, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
Trends in U.S. Surface Humidity, 1930–2010 Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology Jan 9, 2013 Paula Brown and Arthur DeGaetano
Trends in Weather Extremes World Weather Attribution Feb 28, 2018 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh
Trends in Weather Extremes World Weather Attribution Feb 28, 2018 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh
Trends in Weather Extremes World Weather Attribution Feb 28, 2018 Geert Jan van Oldenborgh
Trends of extreme precipitation in eastern China and their possible causes Advances in Atmospheric Sciences Jun 10, 2015 Run Liu, Shaw Chen Liu, Ralph J. Cicerone, Chein-Jung Shiu, Jun Li, Jingli Wang, Yuanhang Zhang

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