Scientists behind ocean warming study say errors were made

Scientists behind a study that found the world’s oceans were warming faster than previously believed have said their work contained errors, which means they cannot reach conclusions with such certainty.

The issues “do not invalidate the study’s methodology or the new insights into ocean biogeochemistry on which it is based,” said co-author Ralph Keeling, in a note added to the original news release on the study from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. But they do mean the scientists must redo their calculations.

The study,