Ocean data from space confirm disruption of Earth's energy balance
Space observations show that the Earth's oceans store massive amounts of heat. Since 2002, the ocean has absorbed almost the same amount of energy as half a million nuclear power plants would produce over 20 years.
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Melting Greenland ice sheet cools North Atlantic Ocean
Observing the cooling of the North Atlantic Ocean during the last decade.
State of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice in 2021
Rising temperatures have led to a marked decrease in Arctic sea ice area & thickness.
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report working group - Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis