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Past Climate Change Was Caused by the Ocean, Not Just the Atmosphere, New Rutgers Study Finds

Most of the concerns about climate change have focused on the amount of greenhouse gases that have been released into the atmosphere.But in a new study published in Science, a group of Rutgers researchers have found that circulation of the ocean plays an equally important role in regulating the earth’s climate. The study published in…

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Red or Blue pill? Light sensitive diatoms may hold key to a big portion of the climate puzzle

From the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research: In between red light and blue light: Leipzig researchers discover new functionality of molecular light switches Diatoms play an important role in water quality and in the global climate. They generate about one fourth of the oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere and perform around one-quarter of the global…

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Cause for ‘The Pause’ #38 – Cause of global warming hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean

From the University of Washington  and the department of Trenberth’s missing heat comes a claim that we’ll have to wait another 15 years for global warming to resume. Sounds like a goalpost mover to me. The Oceans that Slowed 21st Century Global Warming Why did the rapid global warming that characterized the latter part of…