The global warming hiatus could last another five years. Its aftermath is the real problem.

You may or may not know or care that the rate of increase in Earth’s average surface temperature has apparently eased off in recent years. A paper this week found that this ‘hiatus’ could go on for some years yet, but that it’s not that surprising, and definitely doesn’t mean we can stop worrying about climate change.

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4 Responses to “The global warming hiatus could last another five years. Its aftermath is the real problem.”

  1. Richard Mallett Says:

    Did you notice that he began his graph in 1970, almost at the end of the 1956-1976 pause ? And, as I mentioned to you on Twitter, the detrended AMO index (which he doesn’t mention) has gone up and down, with peaks and troughs that have so far exactly coincided with HadCRUT4 global temperatures since 1856.


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