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Hot Topics: Climate Change

Recommended Databases

Total number of scholarly works on the subject of "global climate change" 2002-2020:

 From Web of Science

Scholarly Articles

Find scholarly articles by searching our databases and journals

Use our databases to find articles by scholars addressing climate change.  Search the databases below to find journal articles on your topic.

Most databases will let you limit to scholarly or peer-reviewed journals and articles, so look for the checkbox (you may need to be in the advanced search).



News Research

Newspapers: Historical and Current


Nexis Uni
ull-text documents from over 5,900 sources, including national and regional newspapers, legal news, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and non-English language sources.

Proquest Newsstand
Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources including the New York Times (1999 to present), Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title.

Independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Freely available online.


Search our catalog for books

Search the library catalog for more books about climate change. In addition to the books that we've suggested, there are many books in our collection that address the many subtopics and issues associated with the earth's climate. 

Below, you will find links to our catalog using different subject terms, so you can explore aspects of this subject in much greater depth. In addition, try your own search terms in the catalog search box.


URSUS Catalog

Library of Congress Classification

Books on the topic of climate change may be in a variety of locations throughout the library due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field. Try these subject headings for the potential locations (Need help find them? Check out our map!):

GB -- Geomorphology

GC -- Oceanography

Q -- General Science 

QC851-999 Meteorology; Climatology 

QD -- Chemistry

QE -- Geology

QH -- Biology; Natural History

QK -- Botany

QL -- Zoology

QR -- Microbiology

RA -- Public Aspects of Medicine

S -- Agriculture (General)

SB -- Plant Culture

SD -- Forestry

SH -- Aquaculture and Fisheries

TA -- Engineering (General and Civil)

TD -- Environmental technology; Sanitary engineering


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