• 600-year-old marine sponge holds centuries-old climate records

    5 days ago - By Phys.org

    Scientists used a 600-year-old marine sponge to reconstruct a record of ocean temperature in the North Atlantic revealing past volcanic activity as well as the current global warming trend from the release of carbon dioxide and other heat trapping gasses into Earth's atmosphere and absorbed by the oceans.
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  • Human-induced climate change caused the northwestern Pacific warming record in August 2020

    6 days ago - By Phys.org

    August 2020 set new record high sea surface temperatures in the northwestern Pacific Ocean and around the Japan coasts. A new study led by National Institute for Environmental Studies researchers revealed that this warming record could not happen without human-induced climate changes.
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