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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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.)
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 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
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
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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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Dominant effect of relative tropical Atlantic warming on major hurricane occurrence Science Sep 27, 2018 H. Murakami, E. Levin, T. L. Delworth, R. Gudgel, P.-C. Hsu
Dominant effect of relative tropical Atlantic warming on major hurricane occurrence Science Sep 27, 2018 H. Murakami, E. Levin, T. L. Delworth, R. Gudgel, P.-C. Hsu
Spatial trends in United States tornado frequency npj Climate and Atmospheric Science Oct 17, 2018 Vittorio A. Gensini, Harold E. Brooks
The Ice‐Ocean governor: ice‐ocean stress feedback limits Beaufort Gyre spin up Geophysical Research Letters Oct 17, 2018 Gianluca Meneghello, John Marshall, Jean‐Michel Campin, Edward Doddridge, Mary‐Louise Timmermans
Climate change causes upslope shifts and mountaintop extirpations in a tropical bird community Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Oct 29, 2018 Benjamin G. Freeman, Micah N. Scholer, Viviana Ruiz-Gutierrez, John W. Fitzpatrick
Projected changes in persistent extreme summer weather events: The role of quasi-resonant amplification Science Advances Oct 31, 2018 Michael E. Mann, Stefan Rahmstorf, Kai Kornhuber, Byron A. Steinman, Sonya K. Miller, Stefan Petri, Dim Coumou
The Roles of Climate Change and Climate Variability in the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Scientific Reports Nov 1, 2018 Young-Kwon Lim, Siegfried D. Schubert, Robin Kovach, Andrea M. Molod, Steven Pawson
The Roles of Climate Change and Climate Variability in the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Scientific Reports Nov 1, 2018 Young-Kwon Lim, Siegfried D. Schubert, Robin Kovach, Andrea M. Molod, Steven Pawson
Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition Nature Nov 1, 2018 L. Resplandy, R. F. Keeling, Y. Eddebbar, M. K. Brooks, R. Wang, L. Bopp, M. C. Long, J. P. Dunne, W. Koeve, A. Oschlies
Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition Nature Nov 1, 2018 L. Resplandy, R. F. Keeling, Y. Eddebbar, M. K. Brooks, R. Wang, L. Bopp, M. C. Long, J. P. Dunne, W. Koeve, A. Oschlies
The unequal vulnerability of communities of color to wildfire PLOS ONE Nov 2, 2018 Ian P. Davies, Ryan D. Haugo, James C. Robertson, Phillip S. Levin
Anthropogenic influences on major tropical cyclone events Nature Nov 14, 2018 Christina M. Patricola, Michael F. Wehner
The sensitivity of snow ephemerality to warming climate across an arid to montane vegetation gradient Ecohydrology Nov 15, 2018 Rose S. Petersky, Kevin T. Shoemaker, Peter J. Weisberg, Adrian A. Harpold
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.)
Global Emergence of Anthropogenic Climate Change in Fire Weather Indices Geophysical Research Letters Nov 30, 2018 John T. Abatzoglou, A. Park Williams, Renaud Barbero
EEE 2017: Anthropogenic Contributions to the Intensity of the 2017 United States Northern Great Plains Drought Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Andrew Hoell, Judith Perlwitz, Candida Dewes, Klaus Wolter, Imtiaz Rangwala, Xiao-Wei Quan, and Jon Eischeid
The Exceptional Summer Heat Wave in Southern Europe 2017 Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective Dec 10, 2018 Sarah Kew, Sjoukje Philip, Geert Jan Van Oldenborgh, Friederike Otto, Robert Vautard, and Gerard Van Der Schrier
EEE 2017: Attribution of the 2017 Northern High Plains Drought Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Hailan Wang, Siegfried D. Schubert, Randal D. Koster, and Yehui Chang
EEE 2017: The Extremely Wet March of 2017 in Peru Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Nikolaos Christidis, Richard A. Betts, and Peter A. Stott
EEE 2017: December 2016: Linking The Lowest Arctic Sea-ice Extent On Record With The Lowest European Precipitation Event On Record Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Dec 10, 2018 Juan C. Acosta Navarro, Pablo Ortega, Javier García-Serrano, Virginie Guemas, Etienne Tourigny, Rubén Cruz-García, François Massonnet, and Francisco J. Doblas-Reyes

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