Skip to comments.Climate change study: More than 300 months since the planets temperature was below average
Posted on 06/30/2011 7:53:57 PM PDT by smokingfrog
The world's climate is not only continuing to warm, it is also adding heat-trapping greenhouse gases even faster than in the past, researchers said Tuesday.
Indeed, the global temperature has been warmer than the 20th century average every month for more than 25 years, they said at a teleconference.
"The indicators show unequivocally that the world continues to warm," Thomas R. Karl, director of the National Climatic Data Center, said in releasing the annual State of the Climate report for 2010.
"There is a clear and unmistakable signal from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans," added Peter Thorne of the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, North Carolina State University.
Carbon dioxide increased by 2.60 parts per million in the atmosphere in 2010, which is more than the average annual increase seen from 1980-2010, Karl added. Carbon dioxide is the major greenhouse gas accumulating in the air that atmospheric scientists blame for warming the climate.
The warmer conditions are consistent with events such as heat waves and extreme rainfall, Karl said at a teleconference. However, it is more difficult to make a direct connection with things like tornado outbreaks, he said.
"Any single weather event is driven by a number of factors, from local conditions to global climate patterns and trends. Climate change is one of these," he said. "It is very likely that large-scale changes in climate, such as increased moisture in the atmosphere and warming temperatures, have influenced and will continue to influence many different types of extreme events, such as heavy rainfall, flooding, heat waves and droughts.
The report, being published by the American Meteorological Society, lists 2010 as tied with 2005 for the warmest year on record, according to studies by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA.
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wonder what the line they will use when it crosses the average? it is getting closer and closer. Trend is down boys!
Climate Hustle Ping.
This is getting like baseball statistics.
Over 60% of this increase was due to the US President's constant bloviating, scientists say.
I don’t care if it warming or cooling ... we aren’t the cause and couldn’t change it either way if we tried.
I think they just make up these climate change organizations. Probably two old queer professors that make up some data, make up some official sounding name and proclaim to be experts. A favorite progressive hustle!
An Inconvenient Truth from Futurama
In any case, it’s a good thing if true.
Seems fascinatng to me they can’t really point out a single devastationg consequence of all this warming, yet supposedly it’s causing a catastrophe.
Climate changes for the colder will keep on coming.
The lower troposphere data (from both the RSS and UAH MSU) also do NOT SHOW unequivocally that the world continues to warm! Indeed, warming has also stalled since about 2002.
Global average (70 south to 82.5 north) lower tropospheric temperatures (from UAH)
“On the Hijacking Of The American Meteorological Society” — by 50-year AMS member Bill Gray, Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University
The Kings in Egypt kept control of the populace through the Priests who would ‘predict’ the flooding of the Nile, and attribute the flooding to the refusal of the ‘people’ to cooperate with the King’s wishes.
Saying there’s an “average” temperature of the earth is like saying that your house has an average color of paint over the years. When did this averaging of temperatures begin? What a pant load.
Actually, the articles are pre-written.
If you read this article, you will find all the AGW alarmist 'talking points', and if you go back to other similar articles, they are almost, word for word, the same.
Each 'organization' gets a 'grant' each time they release one of these articles.
Lack of sunspots = mini ice age.
Is this finding based on the faked data we already know about or faked data we don’t know about?
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