There Is No Climate Slowdown: Earth’s Oceans Are Heating Up Faster Than Previously Reported

The mixing process of very deep water (that’s what they were measuring) and the higher up strata happens over centuries. Pacific water from below 700 meters has seen sunlight the last time when Charlemagne was still emperor of the Carolingian Empire. Much of what is measured today has occurred more than 1000 years ago it seems. Those events were hardly influenced by human emissions on a large scale I suppose.

The ocean is heating up faster than previously thought, according to new research out this week, and that might help explain the recent spate of historic hurricanes and decline in a number of marine species.

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