Stagnating Temperatures – Climatologists Baffled by Global Warming Time Out

sun-earth-180Global warming appears to have stalled. Climatologists are puzzled as to why average global temperatures have stopped rising over the last 10 years. Some attribute the trend to a lack of sunspots, while others explain it through ocean currents.

By Gerald Traufetter

At least the weather in Copenhagen is likely to be cooperating. The Danish Meteorological Institute predicts that temperatures in December, when the city will host the United Nations Climate Change Conference, will be one degree above the long-term average.
Otherwise, however, not much is happening with global warming at the moment. The Earth’s average temperatures have stopped climbing since the beginning of the millennium, and it even looks as though global warming could come to a standstill this year.

Ironically, climate change appears to have stalled in the run-up to the upcoming world summit in the Danish capital, where thousands of politicians, bureaucrats, scientists, business leaders and environmental activists plan to negotiate a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Billions of euros are at stake in the negotiations.

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2 Responses to Stagnating Temperatures – Climatologists Baffled by Global Warming Time Out

  1. Neil F. AGWD/BSD November 25, 2009 at 12:18 am #

    I bet they’re not so baffled now that the Hadley CRU story has broken. There should be outrage by ethical climate scientists everywhere.

  2. paul wenum November 29, 2009 at 1:11 am #

    They have been baffling us with their BS to long. It is finally catching up to them, if it will ever be known to the general public.

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