"Global Warming Slowdown Likely To Be Brief: U.S., UK Science Bodies"

"A slowdown in the pace of global warming so far this century is likely to be only a pause in a longer-term trend of rising temperatures, the science academies of the United States and Britain said on Thursday."

"Since an exceptionally warm 1998, there has been "a short-term slowdown in the warming of Earth's surface,' Britain's Royal Society and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences said in a report.

But, they said, that 'does not invalidate our understanding of long-term changes in global temperature arising from human-induced changes in greenhouse gases.'

The warming slowdown has emboldened those who question the evidence about climate change and ask whether a shift in investme"

Alister Doyle reports for Reuters February 28, 2014.

Source: Reuters, 03/03/2014