GEO Blogs Archive 2019

Oceans Warming Faster Than Predicted January 28 2019, 0 Comments

Angry Ocean

A new study published January 11, 2019 in the journal Science has revealed the oceans are warming 40 percent faster than predicted just a few years ago.

Oceans absorb 93 percent of the heat from the sun, but they are rapidly reaching a saturation point when they will no longer be able to hold any more heat. This means the atmosphere will get hotter than it is already, making the effects of a warming planet even greater.

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