Norway study questions climate alarm

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Kris Sims, Atlantic Bureau

, Last Updated: 9:46 PM ET

A recent study out of Norway shows global warming has levelled off and the planet might not have as much to worry about as first thought.

According to the study, conducted by the University of Oslo, after the Earth's average temperature jumped in the 1990s, it stabilized and hasn't increased since the year 2000, the ocean has also stopped warming up quickly despite the fact that CO2 has continued to rise.

"These results are truly sensational," says Dr. Caroline Leck of Stockholm University. "If confirmed by other studies, this could have far-reaching impacts on efforts to achieve the political targets for climate."


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