TITLE

Postpone the Panic

AUTHOR(S)
Underhill, William
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/12/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 146 Issue 24, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that British scientists have confirmed that global warming may be pushing temperatures down, as the melting waters of the polar ice cap disrupt the ocean currents that keep northern Europe warm. But a closer reading of the study, produced by Britain's National Oceanography Centre, reveals a more complex and uncertain picture. Climate researchers see the possibility of a temporary dip in temperatures, but not a sudden catastrophic plunge. The possibility of a catastrophic freeze looks remote, says Harry Bryden, who headed the research.
ACCESSION #
19174120

 

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