Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Scientists Thought

Our oceans are much warmer than we previously thought, according to a new study. They are also heating up faster than was believed, driven by climate change caused by humans.

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  • Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018 as global warming accelerates
    The analysis by an international team of scientists confirms the oceans are heating up much faster than previously recognized, and that the pace of warming has accelerated sharply since the 1990s.
    01/21/2019 - 12:59 am | View Link
  • Oceans warming faster than expected: scientists
    The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018, according to a report published Thursday in the journal Science. Jillian Kitchener reports.
    01/11/2019 - 11:12 am | View Link
  • Oceans are warming dramatically faster, new study warns
    A new study finds the world's oceans are warming significantly faster than previously thought ... In other words, the oceans were just hiding the heat and now new tools have enabled scientists to find ...
    01/11/2019 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • The oceans are warming faster than we thought, and scientists suggest we brace for impact
    The oceans are warming faster than climate reports have suggested, according to a new synthesis of temperature observations published this week. The most recent report from the United Nations Intergov...
    01/11/2019 - 9:25 am | View Link
  • Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought, New Research Finds
    Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought ... found that the oceans are heating up 40 percent faster on average than a United Nations panel estimated five ...
    01/11/2019 - 7:27 am | View Link
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  • Global Warming | Union of Concerned Scientists
    Global warming is happening now. The planet's temperature is rising. The trend is clear and unmistakable. Every one of the past 40 years has been warmer than the 20th century average. 2016 was the hottest year on record.
    01/18/2019 - 4:12 am | View Website
  • Global warming
    Global warming refers to global averages. It is not uniform around the world: effects can vary by region. Since 1979, global average land temperatures have increased about twice as fast as global average ocean temperatures (0.25 °C per decade against 0.13 °C per decade).Ocean temperatures increase more slowly than land temperatures because of the larger heat capacity of the oceans and ...
    01/17/2019 - 12:10 am | View Website
  • Global Warming at 4 Hiroshima Atomic Bombs Per Second
    Our climate is absorbing a lot of heat. When scientists add up all of the heat warming the oceans, land, and atmosphere and melting the ice, they find our climate is accumulating 4 Hiroshima atomic bombs worth of heat every second.
    01/16/2019 - 2:30 pm | View Website
  • Evidence | Facts – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
    The current warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is extremely likely (greater than 95 percent probability) to be the result of human activity since the mid-20 th century and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented over decades to millennia. 1. Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many ...
    01/16/2019 - 2:16 pm | View Website
  • Effects of global warming on oceans
    Effects of global warming on oceans provides information on the various effects that global warming has on oceans.Global warming can affect sea levels, coastlines, ocean acidification, ocean currents, seawater, sea surface temperatures, tides, the sea floor, weather, and trigger several changes in ocean bio-geochemistry; all of these affect the functioning of a society.
    01/15/2019 - 8:15 pm | View Website
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