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originally posted by: Nyiah
I been reading about that also.
The Sahara as a whole used to be very green, yes, the article mentions it & how that occurred. Here's another article pertaining to the changeover back then.
Actually, here's a better, more technical article about it. It's funny, instances in history like these always ruffle AGW bakcers' feathers, too. Like they can't wrap their minds around grand scale climate change not being our fault.
Problem is that satellite data from past 20 years show NO SPIKE in warming
Are you sure about that? Why has the heat content been increasing for the past 4 or so?
Ocean surface temperature have remained stable over the past 2 decades
We also found out that ocean temperatures reached record levels in 2014, with portions of every major ocean basin attaining new highs. But there is more to the ocean temperature measurements than first meets the eye, since we tend to focus more on sea surface temperatures.
originally posted by: Phage
It's bad enough when some attempt to deny the role of humans, but when they attempt to deny that the planet is getting warmer?
There have long been claims that some unspecificed "they" has "changed the name from 'global warming' to 'climate change'". In reality, the two terms mean different things, have both been used for decades, and the only individual to have specifically advocated changing the name in this fashion is a global warming 'skeptic'.