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Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ Caused By
Volcanoes’ ‘Cooling Effect,’ Study Says
Eruptions Slow Global Temperature Rise

International Business Times, by Philip Ross

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 2/24/2014 6:49:23 PM

Since 1998, the average rate of Earth’s rising global surface temperature has relaxed, much to the chagrin of climate scientists whose climate-model predictions told a different story. Now, researchers say they’ve found the cause of Earth’s global warming “hiatus.” According to a new study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, volcanoes are the reason the average rate of warming dropped from .31 degrees Fahrenheit per decade between 1970 and 1998 to .072 degrees Fahrenheit per decade between 1998 and 2012. This “muted surface warming” was the result of a series of 17 small volcanic eruptions, beginning in 2000, that spewed

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The global warming alarmists have almost as many excuses for the demonstrable failure of their theory as 0bama has for his failed economic policy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: EQKimball, 2/24/2014 7:11:34 PM     (No. 9745026)

Wait a minute. Last week the reason was that warm water in the south Pacific had submerged as winds cooled the surface. We have also been told that "the pause" may last until 2025. This latest reason sounds like another candidate for a "pants on fire award."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/24/2014 7:26:35 PM     (No. 9745040)

So, if they are finding all these natural causes for the hiatus (or whatever else they are calling it today), isn´t it just possible that what they think is global warming is also simply a natural occurrence?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: snakeoil, 2/24/2014 7:47:53 PM     (No. 9745056)

So much for settled science. Appears all we have to do is keep volcanoes going and there´s no problem.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tnorling, 2/24/2014 7:48:43 PM     (No. 9745057)

I guess this is what they mean by "settled science." Idiots.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 2/24/2014 7:50:43 PM     (No. 9745060)

Would you like one lump of flaming hot lava or two, to cool your drink?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: agrippa123, 2/24/2014 7:54:51 PM     (No. 9745066)

One day someone´ll figger out that the fight against acid rain in the ´70´s led to a reduction in sulfur emissions and that the loss of this atmospheric coolant, not the increase in CO2, led to warming in the 80´s and 90´s.
Notice Al Gore never talks about the shrinking of the Sahara or the increase in crop yields, both due to flora-friendly CO2 enrichment.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/24/2014 8:01:17 PM     (No. 9745071)

So which of their computer models predicted this?
Hmmmmh?
(crickets)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 2/24/2014 8:09:09 PM     (No. 9745078)

I think the EPA needs to start regulating volcanoes and taxing their owners.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: deepthinker, 2/24/2014 8:16:47 PM     (No. 9745085)

NEWS FLASH: Volcanoes are the tool of right wing conspirators to cast doubt on the Revelation of Al Gore The Divine.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/24/2014 8:22:41 PM     (No. 9745091)

Are we taxpayers supporting the authors of this malarkey through government grants? Time to shut down the money pipeline if this is the result.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 2/24/2014 8:25:19 PM     (No. 9745094)

Wait a second! CO2 causes global warming, right? Volcanoes spew tons of CO2 into the atmosphere, right? They said so.

Now volcanoes are the cause of global cooling!!??

These people are incredibly stupid.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 2/24/2014 8:31:38 PM     (No. 9745097)

Desperate lying, leftist liars telling more desperate, lying leftist lies.

NEXT!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/24/2014 8:36:42 PM     (No. 9745104)

Global warming is caused by Obama. Get rid of him and temperatures will be normal.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gr8Shiphandler, 2/24/2014 8:54:37 PM     (No. 9745131)

Another incredible load of horse manure from Philip Ross. Everybody knows that 90% of global warming in the 20th century came from Teddy Kennedy. Now that ´ol Teddy passed on, the planet is cooling.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 2/24/2014 9:39:43 PM     (No. 9745176)

They´re all wrong. The planet is cooling because we´re all using microwave ovens a lot more and they don´t give off heat like a gas or electric stove. /s

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 2/24/2014 9:46:34 PM     (No. 9745182)

All those angels dancing on the head of a single pin, just to save those precious computer programs!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/24/2014 9:58:04 PM     (No. 9745190)

So, according to this theory, we should detonate a few H-Bombs a year to cool the planet.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 2/24/2014 10:34:00 PM     (No. 9745229)

So volcanoes were only invented in 2000?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bugboy, 2/24/2014 10:48:56 PM     (No. 9745240)

Smoke and mirrors, smoke and mirrors, pay no attention to man behind the curtain.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: harper, 2/25/2014 1:08:23 AM     (No. 9745314)

GloBull Warming is true! It´s true! And we have proof...but the dog ate it. So just believe us. It´s simple, really. Just dismantle the evil capitalist system and give us the wonderful collective socialist system.
Just because it has always failed miserably before doesn´t count. And saying it sux is mean. And racist. And sexist. And mean.
[tantrum mode: ON]

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Shmowry1, 2/25/2014 1:24:53 AM     (No. 9745328)

What? Noemtion of the carbon dioxide emitted from the volcanic eruption? Sounds like behind covering to me.

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