Atmosphere v. ocean heat content – tree v. forest
- Jan 18, 2019 12:23 am GMT
In response to the question, How fast are the oceans warming? Cheng et al. report this week the answer is 40 to 50 percent faster than the last estimate of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
National Geographic says if all the heat the oceans have absorbed from 1955 onward were suddenly added to the atmosphere, air temperatures would rocket by more than 60 degrees per the above graphic that shows the current atmospheric temperature at about 1 degree above the 1955 baseline per the following.
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