The rate at which the Earth’s atmosphere is warming has slowed in recent years. The reasons presented for this so-called slowdown or #hiatus are varied, and communicating the complexity of this particular avenue of climate science is particularly challenging.
A Google Hangout featuring Karen Akerlof. Lisa Goddard, and Ed Hawkins and hosted by Alicia Newton discusses the science and social dimensions of the warming slowdown. The discussion draws from a web focus featuring papers published by Nature Climate Change and Nature Geoscience