Reason number 71 why there has been no global warming for 17 years…volcanoes…so says the NZ Herald this morning.
The ironic thing is that the only coverage our media have ever given to the pause is when some well paid eco-loon comes up with an explanation on why their models don’t work.
Looking for global warming is turning into where’s Wally.
The impact of volcanic eruptions on global warming could provide a new explanation for the so-called “pause” used by sceptics to deny climate change is happening, scientists have said.
According to a study in the US, models for predicting the rate at which temperatures around the world would rise from 1998 onwards did not take into consideration the measurable impact volcanoes can have.
Rather than contributing to global warming, eruptions release particles into the air that reflect sunlight – causing temperatures to drop.
Experts from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California said this phenomenon was not taken into account when predictions were made – offering an explanation for why the world seemed to stop heating up.Â Read more »