External Documents

Understanding and Responding to Climate Change

This National Academies report is an excellent primer on climate science, how the science is done, climate change impacts, and how science informs decision-making.

When It Rains, It Pours: Global Warming and the Rising Frequency of Extreme Precipitation in the United States

When It Rains, It Pours is a report analyzing 60 years worth of precipitation data authors Madsen and Figdor have gathered. Their studies measured precipitation frequency and intensity in 48 states in order to draw conclusions about how global warming affects precipitation trends.