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World's oceans are heating up at a quickening pace: study


The latest technology shows no such hiatus ever existed, raising new concerns about the pace of climate change and its effect on the planet’s main buffer — the oceans. Technology can mitigate impact of climate changeAbout 93 per cent of excess heat — trapped around the Earth by greenhouse gases that come from the burning of fossil fuels — accumulates in the world’s oceans. Argo “has provided consistent and widespread data on ocean heat content since the mid-2000s,” it said. The new analysis shows warming in the oceans is on pace with measurements of rising air temperature. “The warming signal is a lot easier to detect if it is changing in the oceans than on the surface.”Read full story


Source: The Express Tribune January 11, 2019 18:33 UTC



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