No warming for the last 17 years has had the warming alarmists and Greens running around like headless chickens in the search for something to attribute the “pause” in Anthropogenic Global Warming to, the current favourite contender is that somehow the missing warming has mysteriously sequestered itself away in the deep oceans, where it lies dormant, just waiting to reappear and fry us all.
A new study by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and supported by the US Government’s National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has found that the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) ocean circulatory system is the most likely cause.
A large number of people have heard of the El Niño and La Niña weather systems, for those that have not, and to put it simply El Niño brings warmer weather and La Niña brings cooler weather typically in cycles of just a few years, El Niño and La Niña are part of the PDO, which can last for decades bringing warmer or cooler weather.
The last cooling phase lasted from the 1940s – 1970s, a period of about 30 years, during which the time the warming alarmists, who at the time were cooling alarmists warned that we were all going to freeze to death. Read the rest of this entry