Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/11/02

World’s oceans have absorbed 60% more heat than previously thought, study finds

Resultado de imagem para cnn logo“A new study has found that the world’s oceans absorbed 60% more heat per year than previously believed, findings that could have serious implications in the fight against climate change.
The research, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, suggests that the Earth is even more sensitive to fossil fuel emissions than experts thought.
Oceans absorb 90% of the excess heat trapped in the world’s atmosphere, according to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).
The paper’s author, Laure Resplandy, from Princeton University, said she and her colleagues found that the oceans had absorbed significantly more heat over the past 25 years than had been estimated in a landmark 2014 report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).”

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Fonte: CNN, 1 de novembro de 2018

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