Scientists worried about cold ‘blob’ in North Atlantic amid record hot spell


It’s been an extremely warm year. So why is a patch of ocean in the north Atlantic bucking the trend?  The fact that a record-hot planet Earth coincides with a record-cold northern Atlantic is quite stunning. There is strong evidence, not just from our study, that this is a consequence of the long-term decline of the Gulf Stream System in response to global warming.

Sydney Morning Herald: 28 Sep 2015: Chris Mooney

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