Skip to comments.Earth is 'experiencing a global warming spurt'
Posted on 01/06/2016 8:16:00 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Scientists say cyclical changes in the Pacific Ocean have thrown Earthâs surface into what may be an unprecedented warming spurt, following a global warming slowdown that lasted about 15 years.
While El NiÃ±o is being blamed for an outbreak of floods, storms and unseasonable temperatures across the planet, a much slower-moving cycle of the Pacific Ocean has also been playing a role in record-breaking warmth. The recent effects of both ocean cycles are being amplified by climate change.
A 2014 flip was detected in the sluggish and elusive ocean cycle known as the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, or PDO, which also goes by other names, including the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation. Despite uncertainty about the fundamental nature of the PDO, leading scientists link its 2014 phase change to a rapid rise in global surface temperatures.
The approximately 15-year warming slowdown was linked to the negative phase of the PDO, which is also called its cool phase.
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Just like at the end of the last ice age.
Then why is it so darn cold here? Total gibberish.
Well yeah, 12,000 years there was a mile of ice over New York.
Global warming, as described by the scientists who support it, takes place over decades, not weekends.
Nothing man-made here, move along.
Wow. Does that really mean anything?
Al Roker had a global warming spurt when he visited the White House.
If it wasn’t for El Nino this year we would be getting hammered just like the last 3 years.
More propaganda. It is about to get very cold where it had been very warm.
The average temperature around the world is still declining perceptibly byt that doesn’t affect the warming spurt. These things are dangerous and happen without temperature trend changes. That is what makes them particularly dangerous. They can not be felt and do no sensible harm so it is difficult for people to understand that the earth is burning up.
Oops, wait, we already had only ten years. So I guess all there is to do now is party like it's 2006: Algore: We Have Ten Years Left Before Earth Cooks
After an unusually warm December, it was down in the 20s this morning in middle TN.
It means that the climate is changing naturally.
Texas road apples.
I think there is a very simple answer to all of this and it’s not that the Earth has a fever and we are the virus rather that gaia is in menopause and is having hot flashes! let the gaia worshippers chew on that.
Why don’t they just shut up until they actually know something?
This ‘spurt’ was predicted in all the models, of course. /sarc.
So, how does the consensus of scientists propose dealing with ocean warming in the future? Drop gigantic ice cubes in the middle of the oceans?
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