Climate Science Papers and Reports

Greenhouse gases

Attribution of the present‐day total greenhouse effect, Schmidt et al 2010
Gavin Schmidt - Taking the measure of the greenhouse effect - a good article on attribution on the NASA website
Robert A. Berner (2005) GEOCARBSULF: A combined model for Phanerozoic atmospheric O2 and CO2,
Robert A. Berner and Zavareth Kothavala (2001) GEOCARB III: A Revised Model of Atmosperic CO2 over Phanerozoic Time

Temperature reconstructions

NOAA paleoclimate temperature reconstructions - list of papers and a chart
NASA Vostok ice core records with animated temperature chart
Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
Mulvaney et al (2012), Nature Recent Antarctic Peninsula warming relative to Holocene climate and ice-shelf history

Miscellaneous pre-1990

Climatic Change: Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?  by Wallace S. Broecker, published in Science in 1975
Restoring the Quality of Our Environment - Report of the Environmental Pollution Panel President's Science Advisory Committee (to Lyndon B Johnson, 1965) ; Appendix by Roger Revelle et al
The Carbon Dioxide Theory of Climatic Change by Gilbert N. Plass (1956); Tellus Vlll
Hansen testimony to Congressional Committee 1988
Hansen et al 1988 - Global Climate Changes as Forecast by Goddard Institute for Space Studies Three-Dimensional Model

Miscellaneous Post 1990

IPCC 2007 - compendium of science etc
Four degrees and beyond  - Royal Society edition March 2011
Climate literacy article
Copenhagen Diagnosis - update for Copenhagen
State of the Climate - CSIRO / BoM Australia March 2010
State of the Climate 2010 - CSIRO / BoM Australia 2010 updated
The Antarctic Climate (Pew Centre fact sheet)
Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (SCAR 2009)
Antarctica's Future (SCAR Feb 2010 slides - pdf)
Earth’s Annual Global Mean Energy Budget (Kiehl and Trenberth, 1997)
The Definition of El Nino (Trenberth, 1997)
Attribution of the present‐day total greenhouse effect (Schmidt et al, 2010)
Methane presentation 2011
Marine Climate Change in Australia - simple overview - CSIRO
Global Surface Temperature Change - Hansen, Ruedy, Sato, Lo 2010 (description of GISS temperature data records, how they are collected, adjustments etc)
Reconstructed changes in Arctic sea ice over the past 1,450 years, Kinnard et al (Dec 2011), Nature
Trenberth, Kevin E., John T. Fasullo, Jeffrey Kiehl, 2009: Earth's Global Energy Budget. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, 311–323.
Kiehl, J. T. and Trenberth, K. E., 1997: Earth's Annual Global Mean Energy Budget. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 78, 197-208.

Younger Dryas

Broecker et al (2010) Putting the Younger Dryas Cold Event into Context
Richard B Alley (2000) The Younger Dryas cold interval as viewed from central Greenland
Murton et al (2010) Identification of Younger Dryas outburst flood path from Lake Agassiz to the Arctic Ocean
Teller (2012) Importance of freshwater injections into the Arctic Ocean in triggering the Younger Dryas cooling

Interesting old papers

Meteorologica by Aristotle, circa 350 BC
Remarques générales sur les températures du globe terrestre et des espaces planétaires by Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier 1824 - translated by Ebeneser Burgess.
Mémoire sur les Températures du Globe Terrestre et des Espaces Planétaires. by Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier 1827 - translated by R. T. Pierrehumbert with footnotes by the translator
The Bakerian Lecture.-On the Absorption and Radiation of Heat by Gases and Vapours, and on the Physical Connexion of Radiation, Absorption, and Conduction. By John Tyndall 1861
Svante Arrhenius on atmospheric CO2 and water vapour (1896)
Guy Stewart Callendar (1938) - The Artificial Production of Carbon Dioxide and its Influence on Temperature
Wood's note on how greenhouses stay hot (1909)
Ingenhousz and photosynthesis (1799)

First newspaper mention of 'global warming' and 'climate changes' - 1957 ?

Social, economic and other policy reports
IEA 2011 CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion (Highlights - statistics)
Multi-party committee - Clean Energy Agreement - Australia - Carbon Pricing Scheme
Prof Ross Garnaut report on emissions control strategies (Australia)
Securing our Water Future (Prof Bill Russell review for Victorian Government, Australia)
Lord Stern review on economics of climate change (UK)
How to avoid being swiftboated (Juan Cole)

Science papers, Journals, Societies etc
Classical papers from the history of chemistry
ACP papers in open discussion
Extinction of Marine Invertebrates - Jeremy B C Jackson
Methane presentation 2011

Australian science papers and reports

Gallant, Ailie J. E., David J. Karoly, 2010: A Combined Climate Extremes Index for the Australian Region. J. Climate, 23, 6153–6165
The Age article on the above
Karoly article on 2009 fires in

Weather chaos and climate
RealClimate - Butterflies, tornadoes and climate modelling
Tamino on Chaos
Stoat illustrating chaos and climate models
Skeptical Science - Chaos theory and global warming: can climate be predicted?
Edward Lorenz (1972) - The Butterfly Effect
RealClimate - Chaos and Climate
Wikipedia - Chaos Theory