NOAA Study On Global Warming Hiatus Rubs Many The Wrong Way
The NOAA's study claiming the pause in warming from 1998-2012 was a data error is being criticized by both mainstream climate scientists and skeptics.By Steven Sparkman | June 4, 2015
Putting climate change research out into the media is a politically tricky prospect at the best of times, but it's an impressive feat when a headline gets both sides to cry foul.
On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a new study saying the widely-reported slowdown in global warming over the early part of this century never happened. (Video via NASA)
The notion that temperature increases had taken a hiatus came to the forefront in 2013, when the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that the planet warmed more slowly from 1998 to 2012 than it did in the preceding 50 years.