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
Title Sourcesort descending Date Author(s)
Attribution analyses of temperature extremes using a set of 16 indices Weather and Climate Extremes Oct 27, 2016 Nikolaos Christidis and Peter A.Stott
Cold-season Tornadoes: Climatological and Meteorological Insights Weather and Forecasting Mar 12, 2018 Samuel J. Childs, Russ S. Schumacher, and John T. Allen
A Dramatic Increase in Annual Average Temperatures for U.S. Cities This Decade Weather Underground | Category 6 Oct 1, 2017 Christopher C. Burt
Observed and Projected Changes in United States Tornado Exposure Weather, Climate, and Society Feb 6, 2017 Stephen M. Strader, Walker S. Ashley, Thomas J. Pingel, and Andrew J. Krmenec
Using GPS collars to determine parturition and cause-specific mortality of moose calves Wildlife Society Bulletin Jul 21, 2015 Severud, William J., Giudice, Glenn Del, Obermoller, Tyler R., Enright, Thomas A., Wright, Robert G., Forester, James D.
Polar bear attacks on humans: Implications of a changing climate Wildlife Society Bulletin Jul 2, 2017 Wilder, James M., Vongraven, Dag, Atwood, Todd, Hansen, Bob, Jessen, Amalie, Kochnev, Anatoly, York, Geoff, Vallender, Rachel, Hedman, Daryll, Gibbons, Melissa
Attribution of climate variations and trends to human influences and natural variability Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Nov 3, 2011 Trenberth, Kevin E.
The impact of Arctic warming on the midlatitude jet‐stream: Can it? Has it? Will it? Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Mar 13, 2015 Barnes, Elizabeth A, Screen, James A
Amplified Arctic warming and mid‐latitude weather: new perspectives on emerging connections Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change May 16, 2017 Francis, Jennifer A., Vavrus, Stephen J., Cohen, Judah
Amplified Arctic warming and mid‐latitude weather: new perspectives on emerging connections Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change May 16, 2017 Francis, Jennifer A., Vavrus, Stephen J., Cohen, Judah
Tropical cyclones and climate change Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Nov 5, 2015 Walsh, Kevin J.E., McBride, John L., Klotzbach, Philip J., Balachandran, Sethurathinam, Camargo, Suzana J., Holland, Greg, Knutson, Thomas R., Kossin, James P., Lee, Tsz‐cheung, Sobel, Adam, Sugi, Masato
Tropical cyclones and climate change Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Nov 5, 2015 Walsh, Kevin J.E., McBride, John L., Klotzbach, Philip J., Balachandran, Sethurathinam, Camargo, Suzana J., Holland, Greg, Knutson, Thomas R., Kossin, James P., Lee, Tsz‐cheung, Sobel, Adam, Sugi, Masato
Detection and attribution of climate change: a regional perspective Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Mar 5, 2010 Peter A. Stott, Nathan P. Gillett, Gabriele C. Hegerl, David J. Karoly, Dáithí A. Stone, Xuebin Zhang, Francis Zwiers
Attribution of extreme weather and climate-related events Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Dec 16, 2015 Stott, Peter A., Christidis, Nikolaos, Otto, Friederike E. L., Sun, Ying, Vanderlinden, Jean‐Paul, van Oldenborgh, Geert Jan, Vautard, Robert, von Storch, Hans, Walton, Peter, Yiou, Pascal, Zwiers, Francis W.
Destruction or persistence of coral atoll islands in the face of 20th and 21st century sea‐level rise? WIREs Climate Change Jul 20, 2015 Roger McLean and Paul Kench
Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on Mountain Hydrology : Development of a Methodology through a Case Study in the Andes of Peru World Bank Studies Jan 1, 2011 Vergara, Walter, Deeb, Alejandro, Leino, Irene, Kitoh, Akio, Escobar, Marisa
Global Glacier Change Bulletin (2012 - 2013) World Glacier Monitoring Service Dec 16, 2015 Michael Zemp, Isabelle Gärtner-Roer, Samuel U. Nussbaumer, Fabia Hüsler, Horst Machguth, Nico Mölg, Frank Paul, Martin Hoelzle
Climate change and vector-borne diseases: a regional analysis World Health Organization Jan 1, 2000 Andrew K. Githeko, Steve W. Lindsay, Ulisses E. Confalonieri, & Jonathan A. Patz
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 global climate 2011-2015: hot and wild World Meteorological Organization Nov 8, 2016

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