Warm water now sinks and contracts. In the world of climate science, physical law must be modified to match global warming theory. Sea level is declining because the oceans are warming up.
Our planet’s deep oceans at times tend to absorb enough heat to mask the effect of global warming for as long as a decade – even in the midst of longer-term warming, scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) say.
That deep oceans trap “missing heat” may help explain the mystery of why there are periods when global warming slows, despite there being satellite data showing no change in the amount of energy trapped in the Earth’s atmosphere.
Researchers from the U.S. and Australia say the “missing heat” is hiding in the oceans deeper than 1,000 feet (300 meters).