New study shows global warming is not slowing down 62



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Climate change sceptics will have to come up with a new argument because the theory that global warming has slowed down, or stopped, in the past couple of decades has been debunked.

New research by scientists from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (Noaa) and National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in North Carolina shows temperatures are not only on the rise, but have increased more than anyone predicted in recent years.

The findings even contradict those of the International Panel on Climate Change’s statement from two yers ago that the global surface temperature has shown a smaller increasing linear trend over the past 15 years than over the past 30 to 60 years.

Researchers analysed surface air temperatures from thousands of weather stations on land and at sea and found that from 1998 to 2012,  global warming was more than twice what had been observed by the IPCC.

Professor Mark Maslin, Professor of Climatology at University College London, was reported as saying: ‘This important re-analysis suggests there never was a global warming hiatus; if anything, temperatures are warming faster in the last 15 years than in the last 65 years.”

“A whole cottage industry has been built by climate skeptics on the false premise that there is currently a hiatus in global warming. ‘This is despite climate data showing continued warming of the Earth surface.’

As it turns out, 2015 could be the hottest year on record… again. Antarctica experienced its two warmest days ever recorded in March this year, and Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Venezuela and Laos have all set national temperature records in the past five months, while globally January to April this year has been the warmest on record at 0.68°C above average.

With the Paris climate change talks coming up at the end of the year, in which the world’s leaders set a course for action, this information should get things moving.

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  1. Climate change deniers are costing lives now. We need everyone working on this catastrophe which still may not save humanity.

  2. This will be the biggest issue for our Grandchildren and their children and they way this is escalating we may even feel serious effects in our life time

  3. What a load of rubbish I am 80 years old and I can tell you the climate goes around in cycles take note ,

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    • It’s all media brainwashing these days Patricia, the UN through their corrupted ‘weather’ people, I cannot call them scientists, have to make us/the western world, believe in global warming so they can implement Agenda 21 through fear and with our complete compliance.
      It’s all lies and the biggest scam on Earth, yet they are teaching it as “fact” in our schools for 20 plus years.

  4. We have a government in complete denial. Who stretch the truth about how there direct action policy works . remember coal is king . climate change a load of crap.thanks Mr Abbott..great to have an intellectual prime minister.with such vision

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  5. That’s a very brave statement to make when the facts show there has been no global warming for the past 18 years

  6. Just can’t believe the Denial in people still. The great Barrier Reef in 40 years has gone backwards more in our time than past hundreds of years.Wake up Steve. D

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    • Agricultural run off … Do some more study … I am a diver and live in Cairns … The last thing the farmers pollies and community want to hear is the run off from chemicles and pollution is the problem and heavily populated coastline. More reading of less published articles might enlighten you. Much kindness.

    • Yes. I knew that in the 70s. Thats just one other Add on. Thatvplus global warming is contributing. Double whammy.D

  7. Itsa cycle,that repeats itself every so many thousand years,the problem is we humans are not helping the siuation ,with our motor vehicles and industry emissions.In the motor vehicle situation the fossil fuel companys hold sway over the politicians with their powerful lobby groups.Even though we have had the green vehicles technology in place for years,nothing will change.Its the same with current non-existent country link train systems,the tracks to most towns have been there for at least 50years rotting in the weather,,we will never get any trains to these towns(farming communitys) even though its been proven financially viable because of the powerful trucking transport lobbys…

  8. The world has had climate changes since the beginnings of time . Now humans are helping thing along a bit . But most is just mother nature doing what’s natural

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