Climate scientists are struggling…struggling to explain what happened to global warming, which is stalled or not happening at all. For years we have heard that the science is settled…but it would appear from this Reuter report that the science is far from settled.
Scientists are struggling to explain a slowdown in climate change that has exposed gaps in their understanding and defies a rise in global greenhouse gas emissions.
Often focused on century-long trends, most climate models failed to predict that the temperature rise would slow, starting around 2000. Scientists are now intent on figuring out the causes and determining whether the respite will be brief or a more lasting phenomenon. Read more »