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Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Estimated

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Published on January 14, 2019 - Duration: 01:24s

Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Estimated

Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Estimated Compared to a UN panel estimate from five years ago, researchers have found a 40% increase in oceans heating.

Their findings were published in the journal Science.

Zeke Hausfather, study co-author, Berkeley Earth, via 'The New York Times' The oceans absorb and store almost all of the Earth's excess heat.

Researchers believe this has slowed the effects of climate change caused by human created greenhouse gasses.

Malin L.

Pinsky, Rutgers University, via 'The New York Times' Warming oceans waters kill off marine-life, raise sea levels and help to create more catastrophic hurricanes.

Zeke Hausfather, study co-author, Berkeley Earth, via 'The New York Times' The researchers believe that current efforts to curb global warming will help to avoid "worst-case outcomes."

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