Climate Change

Oceans soaking up more heat than estimated

seas have absorbed 60% more than previously thought.

 The world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past 25 years, researchers say. ... They say it means the Earth is more sensitive to fossil fuel emissions than estimated.

This could make it much more difficult to keep global warming within safe levels this century.

November 1, 2018 - 10:30