The latest theory for the “pause” in global warming is…wait for it…coincidence. I kid you not…now there are 10 supposed reason for the “pause”…here they are:
There is a new paper by Gavin Schmidt et al that comes in as #10 in the growing list of explanations for âthe pauseâ. Now that we have a top ten list, letâs review:
- New study claims hi caused âthe pauseâ in global temperature â but AGW will return!
- THE OCEANS ATE OUR GLOBAL WARMING!Â Trenberth and Fasullo, 2013. But the heat will come back when you least expect it.
- Chinese coal caused the âpauseâ, published inÂ theÂ proceedings of the National Academy of Science. TheÂ study blamed Chinese coal useÂ for the lack of global warming. Global warming proponents essentially claimed that coal use is saving us from dangerous global warming. Kaufmann et al 2011.
- TheÂ Montreal Protocol caused the âpauseâ,Â which reduced CFCâs â but warming will return soon. Estrada 2013.
- Cowtan and Wayâs (2013) underrepresented Arctic stations get adjustment to fiddle the numbers so that âpauseâ never existed, butÂ not so fast. It seems allÂ isnât quite as it seems. Dr. Judith CurryÂ doesnât think much of it either. Â Â Read more »