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Oceans may explain slowdown in climate change: study
Reuters ^ | Sun Apr 7, 2013 1:04pm EDT | Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle

Posted on 04/08/2013 5:55:59 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air, scientists said after unveiling new research showing that oceans have helped mitigate the effects of warming since 2000.

Heat-trapping gases are being emitted into the atmosphere faster than ever, and the 10 hottest years since records began have all taken place since 1998. But the rate at which the earth's surface is heating up has slowed somewhat since 2000, causing scientists to search for an explanation for the pause.

Experts in France and Spain said on Sunday that the oceans took up more warmth from the air around 2000. That would help explain the slowdown in surface warming but would also suggest that the pause may be only temporary and brief.

"Most of this excess energy was absorbed in the top 700 meters (2,300 ft) of the ocean at the onset of the warming pause, 65 percent of it in the tropical Pacific and Atlantic oceans," they wrote in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Lead author Virginie Guemas of the Catalan Institute of Climate Sciences in Barcelona said the hidden heat may return to the atmosphere in the next decade, stoking warming again.

 

"If it is only related to natural variability then the rate of warming will increase soon," she told Reuters.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 04/08/2013 5:55:59 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: SunkenCiv; Marine_Uncle; Fred Nerks; Carry_Okie; blam; Lorianne; Twotone; bigbob; NormsRevenge; ...

There is no end to the propaganda.....


2 posted on 04/08/2013 5:56:54 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Yep, they have an answer for everything that doesn’t fit their models.


3 posted on 04/08/2013 5:58:36 PM PDT by rocksblues
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The Earth takes care of itself and man is not capable of changing it’s climate.

THAT explains ALL fluctuations in climate.


4 posted on 04/08/2013 5:59:06 PM PDT by G Larry (Darkness Hates the Light)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

They’re stalling, hoping for the temperature to go up. If it does, the game is back on.


5 posted on 04/08/2013 6:00:09 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
There is no end to the propaganda.....

If a man gives you a twenty to play Mustang Sally then you play Mustang Sally whether you like it or not.

6 posted on 04/08/2013 6:01:41 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
They think that if they lie faster, they will be more convincing. This article is just shovelful after shovelful of outright BS.

As I often say: real scientists, from whatever discipline, are embarrassing themselves by remaining silent. There ought to be millions of scientists jumping up and saying, "It's rubbish. This is made up. It's lies. There is no science here."

7 posted on 04/08/2013 6:03:19 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

More lies on top of the old lies. Infrared heat, the kind that CO2 radiates, is aborbed within the top couple of feet of the Ocean. That heat is given off quickly due to evaporation at the surface. It is the deeper penetrating light from the sun (UV-A, Violet, Blue and Green) that gets heat energy deep into the top surface. None of that light is due to CO2 green house effects. It all comes from the sun.


8 posted on 04/08/2013 6:07:33 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

It’s all about Grant Money....Your money and my money !!!!


9 posted on 04/08/2013 6:07:50 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Rocky

They don’t want to admit the obvious. It is the communists and islamists who run oil fields and coal mines with technology from the early 50’s that is causing pollution and that doesn’t fit their anti American agenda.

We can pull more coal and oil from the earth on 1/100 of the footprint and it will be cleaner. We mus pound it into the left that they are supporting the destruction of the earth.


10 posted on 04/08/2013 6:08:36 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Rocky
They’re stalling, hoping for the temperature to go up. If it does, the game is back on.

Historically they tend to start world wars so everyone forgets about their past mistakes.

11 posted on 04/08/2013 6:09:55 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

So, now that it has been pretty much acknowledged that there has been NO global warming in the last 15 years, the so-called climate “scientists” are now having to make up more nonsense after the fact since their “the-science-is-settled” so-called “models” have completely failed.


12 posted on 04/08/2013 6:09:56 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air,

Bullfrogs wouldn't bump the butts either if they had wings.

13 posted on 04/08/2013 6:10:22 PM PDT by WesternPacific (Deafness has its Advantages)
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To: Rocky

There was a time, when the concept was fairly new, that I was very concerned about anthropomorphic climate change. Back then I was also somewhat of a democrat, and strongly felt that the climate issue was one that could be used by the Democrats - especially if there was a heat wave before an election cycle. Didn’t take long for that to happen. I have since looked at the data and reassessed.

I believe in conservation (i.e. avoiding avoidable waste), and I believe in preserving natural beauty where we can, and in being good stewards of the land we use. This is, in my view, very much consistent with conservative values. Ironically, it has always been the leftist countries who have treated their land and natural resources the worst.


14 posted on 04/08/2013 6:13:33 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This isn’t the half of it. We now know that Thermians from planet Klendathhu have been hiding in Earth’s volcanoes for centuries, storing-up the excess heat from global warming. When they release this heat all at once the average surface temperature on Earth will jump to 220 degrees F, killing everyone except California billionaires who have built isolytic flux capacitor storage banks in their underground survival shelters.


15 posted on 04/08/2013 6:27:10 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
IOW, their climate models are wrong.
16 posted on 04/08/2013 6:27:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

...if...

LOL!

17 posted on 04/08/2013 6:36:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Of course the sun’s varying output has nothing to do with our climate.


18 posted on 04/08/2013 6:39:19 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Oceans may explain slowdown in why alarmists have been full of "it" for 15 years about climate change: study

Fixed.

19 posted on 04/08/2013 6:54:34 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: JaguarXKE

Thank you....LOL!


20 posted on 04/08/2013 7:07:47 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

All the global warming in the world may not prevent the next ice age. Things naturally cool off.


21 posted on 04/08/2013 7:08:27 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air

Or... it COULD just rain more??

22 posted on 04/08/2013 7:13:16 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

“Heat-trapping gases are being emitted into the atmosphere faster than ever, and the 10 hottest years since records began have all taken place since 1998. But the rate at which the earth’s surface is heating up has slowed somewhat since 2000, causing scientists to search for an explanation for the pause.”

What?


23 posted on 04/08/2013 7:37:07 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: rocksblues

BUMP!


24 posted on 04/08/2013 7:49:18 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
"...the rate at which the earth's surface is heating up has slowed somewhat since 2000, causing scientists to search for an explanation for the pause."

Can't you just see these so-called scientists "searching for an explanation"?

I love the smell of Commies panicking.

25 posted on 04/08/2013 10:00:12 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
RE: "There is no end to the propaganda....."
To many potential trillions of dollars at stake over time for gain by those in on it.
26 posted on 04/08/2013 10:32:36 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: rocksblues

What else are there models missing? Their hockey stick graph can take a flying hike.

Some hysteric liberals now confess that decades ago they deliberately engaged in hyperbolic lies to sway the public “because it IS so important” (like Red Ted Danson).


27 posted on 04/09/2013 10:59:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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