Today, leading scientists that contributed to the recent IPCC report of working group 1 on climate change have launched a project to update key climate indicators every year so people can be kept informed about critical aspects of global warming. As a partner of this project, Mercator Ocean International (MOi) contributes expertise to finding the Earth Energy Imbalance (EEI), the primary indicator used to understand the extent of human-induced global warming, which has more than doubled in the last two decades. The EEI is directly related to ocean heat because the ocean absorbs some 90% of the human-driven heat trapped in the Earth system.
New Indicators Project for Tracking Our Changing Climate
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