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Oceans May Be Storing 13% More Heat Than Previously Estimated

Original story at CleanTechnica• 6 mentions • 6 months ago

CleanTechnica 6 months ago

 
March 20th, 2017 by James AyreMost of the “extra” heat that’s retained as a result of anthropogenic climate change ends up in the oceans (~90%). To put that another way, the world’s oceans are a giant heatsink, and they work to modulate the world’s air temperatures to a large degree. With that in mind, the findings of a new study from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are somewhat unsettling — the world’s oceans may be storing as much as 13% more heat than was previously estimated. “In other words, the planet is warming quite a lot more than ...
 
 
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