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Much-touted global warming pause never happened
Description: In 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) flagged an odd phenomenon: Atmospheric temperature data collected over the past few decades suggested that global warming had slowed down beginning around 1998. But a new analysis suggests that the real culprits are the data themselves. When better corrections for various sources of bias are applied to the data, the authors say, the so-called global warming hiatus vanishes-and in fact, they argue, global warming may have sped up. [Source: Science / AAAS]
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Source: Science / AAAS
Publish Date: 6/4/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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