Global Warming Facts: No 'Smoking Gun' Reason for Temperature Trends; Climate Change Does Not Occur at Fixed Rate : Science : Headlines & Global News
However, if you take a look at warming trend patterns starting at 1998, there hasn't been much global warming. Scientists are reportedly unsure why the rate of warming has stumbled.
"There are plenty of possible explanations but none of them adds up to a definitive smoking gun," according to BBC News.
Scientists have been aware that climate change does not happen at a fixed rate and include periods where temperatures are "stable" for 10 to 20 years.
Researchers admitted they have failed to stress this point to the public when speaking about global warming trends.