Researcher Predicts Cooler Climate in Northern Hemisphere From 2015

A Japanese scientist who analyzed ocean temperatures stretching back more than five decades has predicted that the climate in the Northern Hemisphere may enter a cooling period around 2015.

Mototaka Nakamura, a senior scientist at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, analyzed surface temperatures of the Greenland Sea from 1957 to the present and how they affect climate change.

He said Greenland Sea temperatures could serve as a leading indicator of cooling and warming cycles in North Atlantic waters, which are believed to alternate on about 70-year cycles.

He added that the waters in the Greenland Sea appear to be near the tail end of a warming cycle.

The climate in the Northern Hemisphere had cooled from the 1940s to the 1970s, but began a warming trend in the 1980s.

Nakamura said when predicting climate change, the effects of global warming caused by man-made greenhouse gases also need to be taken into consideration.

His findings were published in a U.S. science journal on June 28.

Details HERE.


Author: Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

One thought on “Researcher Predicts Cooler Climate in Northern Hemisphere From 2015”

  1. I have considered mans effects they are trivial. If the AMO turns cold look out below as the trap door opens for temperatures drop like a rock

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