Oceanic heat buildup could quicken climate change

Startling new research published in the scientific journal Nature has found that the world’s oceans have been soaking up significantly more heat than previously understood, suggesting that climate change may happen much faster than estimated.

The findings concluded that the planet’s oceans have retained as much as 60% more heat each year than previously understood.

The report found that the build-up of heat in the world’s oceans are unequivicably the result of human activity, with the authors saying the new findings represent crucial conclusions for worldwide policy makers.

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