From WattsUpWithThat we have a very interesting article concerning the effect of the Oceans on the Climate that run very close to the recent work from Stephen Wilde
Here is what Stephen Wilde had to say: -
An interesting paper has now been issued which shows support for the idea that the oceans and not the greenhouse effect are responsible for warming (and by implication) cooling of the atmosphere thereby giving some mainstream credence to Stephen Wilde's Hot Water Bottle Effect.
At this point the authors are only prepared to say that the balance between natural and anthropogenic influences is less clear than previously thought but at least that is a step in the right direction.
The big problem for the AGW theory now is the question as to how atmospheric temperatures can heat up the oceans enough to get the oceans to drive the atmospheric temperature.
We all know that hot air cannot heat cold water significantly don't we ?
Anyway, here is a summary of the paper: