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Friday, May 02, 2008

 
Global Warming May Stop

The Telegraph reports:
Noel Keenlyside of the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, Kiel, Germany, said: "The IPCC would predict a 0.3°C warming over the next decade. Our prediction is that there will be no warming until 2015 but it will pick up after that."

He stressed that the results were just the initial findings from a new computer model of how the oceans behave over decades and it would be wholly misleading to infer that global warming, in the sense of the enhanced greenhouse effect from increased carbon emissions, had gone away.

The IPCC currently does not include in its models actual records of such events as the strength of the Gulf Stream and the El Nino cyclical warming event in the Pacific, which are known to have been behind the warmest year ever recorded in 1998.

Not mentioned in the article is that there hasn't been any global warming since 1998.

Update: Second link is a dead link. In January 2013 American Thinker published an article, CO2 driven global warming is not supported by the data. The top chart, based on Hadley Centre data, shows the global temperature anomaly peaking in 1998.

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