Climate Change, Climate disruption, Global warming, Gulf Stream, Nature & Environment, Ocean circulation, Stefan Rahmstorf, The Thermohaline Circulation
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The Thermohaline Circulation: The Great Ocean Conveyor Belt
Global Warming Slowing Down Circulation of Oceans
According to a new study in Nature Climate Change by Stefan Rahmstorf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and co-authors, we’re now seeing a slowdown of the great ocean circulation that, among other planetary roles, helps to partly drive the Gulf Stream off the U.S. east coast…
~ Read the complete article “Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the oceans – with potentially dire consequences” by Chris Mooney, The Washington Post, March 23, 2015.