Read This: New York Times Visualizes Complex Ocean Currents Impacted by Climate Change

Read This: New York Times Visualizes Complex Ocean Currents Impacted by Climate Change

The New York Times has a must-see visualization of the problem that has climate scientists super-worried — the possible slowing down of the Gulf Stream, which will have a major impact on the weather of four continents. 

Why This Matters:  A 2019 report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded that although the AMOC will “very likely” weaken later this century, collapse is “very unlikely.”

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2020 Hurricane Season Winds Down After Record-Breaking Storms

2020 Hurricane Season Winds Down After Record-Breaking Storms

by Amy Lupica, ODP Contributing Writer As the 2020 hurricane season draws to a close, scientists are reflecting on the devastating records set by this year’s storms. 2020 had the most named storms ever recorded, ten of which were classified as “rapidly intensifying,” a record which occurred only in two other years, 1995 and 2010. […]

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