Fingerprints Everywhere: Review and Analysis of Detection and Attribution Studies Identifying the Fingerprint of Climate Change in US and Global Trends and Events

Resource Author: Hunter Cutting

A report on the findings from a literature review and meta-analysis of studies that positively identify the fingerprint of human-caused climate change on observed trends and events.  Download the report
This article explores how over the last century the United States has experienced a 20% rise in rainfall, which has dramatically increased the risk of flooding.
A synopsis of polling on global warming public opinion and support for congressional action, as well as talking points for political and policy discussions.
A guide that summarizes how climate change is affecting extreme weather in the US that includes information and scientific backgrounders on specific impacts.
Guidelines for communicating about the connections between extreme weather and climate change to help the public understand how individual events are part of a larger trend.
An analysis of media coverage on gas prices that aims to provide a better understanding of the public debate and opportunities for reframing.  Climate Nexus examined news stories and blog posts from December 2011 to mid-March 2012 to compare gas price coverage with reporting on other prevalent political issues. The study also considered related sub-topics...
Tools and strategies from Climate Nexus to help Americans understand the link between climate disruption and disaster through well-crafted and disciplined communication approaches.   WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK: The public is increasingly connecting the dots between climate disruption and impacts, but these correlations are complex and can be difficult to communicate. The report...