WATCH: The Real Story of the Global Warming “Hiatus”


The talk of the town at the IPCC conference today in Stockholm was all about the so-called global warming “hiatus.” In the last 15 years, global surface temperatures have risen more slowly, which some skeptics took as a sign that climate change was kaput. So I asked a few scientists to explain…turns out, while the exact cause of the slowdown is still being worked out, it’s definitely not curtains for climate change. For more information, check out Climate Desk’s explanation of the possible causes of the slowdown.

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