Scientists say the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term.
Since 1998, there has been an unexplained “standstill” in the heating of the Earth’s atmosphere.
Writing in Nature Geoscience, the researchers say this will reduce predicted warming in the coming decades.
But long-term, the expected temperature rises will not alter significantly.
[COLOR=#333333]The most extreme projections are looking less likely than before”
Dr Alexander OttoUniversity of Oxford
The slowdown in the expected rate of global warming hasbeen studied for several years now. Earlier this year, the UK Met Office lowered their five-year temperature forecast.
BBC News - Climate slowdown means extreme rates of warming 'not as likely’
Sounds like a means of coming up with a [COLOR=#000000][FONT=arial]plausible means to get out of the global warming hysteria and scam[/FONT][/COLOR]