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Stored Heat and Climate Change Policy

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Stored Heat and Climate Change Policy

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New work published this week in the journal Science indicates that heat already stored in the world's oceans may make an increase in temperatures inevitable — and the increase was destined to occur even if all greenhouse gases had been stabilized five years ago.

Guests:

Gerald Meehl, senior scientist. National Center For Atmospheric Research