Monday, September 26, 2011

Oceans Are now Blamed for Lack of Global Warming Trend

Editor's Note:  In addition to volcanoes, China, aerosals and  the burning of fossil fuels, oceans are now fingered for the  reason why global warming hasn't manifested in the way it was so definitively predicted 10 years ago. 

In the scramble to implement policy in the face of a changing reality, advocates for anthropogenic global warming have turned to hysterical tactics to justify the need to curb CO2.  They have recently dismissed all skeptics by categorizing them as white male conservatives and suggested that space aliens are a good reason to tax us whenever we exhale.

Recently, HSBC has hired troops to clear land in Uganda in exchange for carbon tax credits.  Indigenous homes were burned to the ground and at least one 8-year old child was burned to death as a result. 

The clowns become less entertaining once someone gets hurt.

Global Warming May Be Leveled By Oceans

Jasmine Williams
The rate of global warming may be kept flat for about a decade, even in the middle of long-term warming, because Earth's oceans can absorb enough heat to temporarily keep it from skyrocketing, U.S. researchers say.

Researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research say ocean layers below 1,000 feet can hold enough of the "missing heat" to hold global air temperatures steady during these periods, and such intervals can be expected during the next century, even as the trend toward overall warming persists, an NCAR release said Monday.

"We will see global warming go through hiatus periods in the future," NCAR's Gerald Meehl, lead author of the study, said. "However, these periods would likely last only about a decade or so, and warming would then resume. This study illustrates one reason why global temperatures do not simply rise in a straight line."

Researchers said, while emissions of greenhouse gases continued to climb during the 2000s, air temperatures remained relatively steady from 1998 to 2010, reported.

"This study suggests the missing energy has indeed been buried in the ocean," NCAR researchers Kevin Trenberth said. "The heat has not disappeared, and so it cannot be ignored. It must have consequences."

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