State of the Planet

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global warming hiatus

  • ‘Faux pause’

    ‘Faux pause’

    New data support the conclusion The “hiatus” was mostly illusion…

  • Global Warming’s ‘Missing’ Heat: It May Be in the Indian Ocean

    Global Warming’s ‘Missing’ Heat: It May Be in the Indian Ocean

    Since the late 1990s, global warming has stabilized, even as greenhouse gases have risen. That defies simple models that say the temperature should keep going up. A team of oceanographers now says they know where the missing heat has gone.

  • Warming Hiatus? Hangout and Find Out

    Warming Hiatus? Hangout and Find Out

    Wondering about the slowdown in global warming? Need a little context? Try visiting a Google hangout session with physical and social scientists and science communicators on March 20 at 11 a.m. EDT.

  • Has Global Warming Stalled? How Long Will It Last?

    Has Global Warming Stalled? How Long Will It Last?

    Climate Scientist Lisa Goddard talks about what may be behind the recent slowdown in global warming, and some of the nuances of predicting just how the climate will change.

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  • ‘Faux pause’

    ‘Faux pause’

    New data support the conclusion The “hiatus” was mostly illusion…

  • Global Warming’s ‘Missing’ Heat: It May Be in the Indian Ocean

    Global Warming’s ‘Missing’ Heat: It May Be in the Indian Ocean

    Since the late 1990s, global warming has stabilized, even as greenhouse gases have risen. That defies simple models that say the temperature should keep going up. A team of oceanographers now says they know where the missing heat has gone.

  • Warming Hiatus? Hangout and Find Out

    Warming Hiatus? Hangout and Find Out

    Wondering about the slowdown in global warming? Need a little context? Try visiting a Google hangout session with physical and social scientists and science communicators on March 20 at 11 a.m. EDT.

  • Has Global Warming Stalled? How Long Will It Last?

    Has Global Warming Stalled? How Long Will It Last?

    Climate Scientist Lisa Goddard talks about what may be behind the recent slowdown in global warming, and some of the nuances of predicting just how the climate will change.