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Pint Glass With Ice Debunks Reports of Atlantic Ocean Current Collapse

There was no ambiguity to the title of the juried science journal article: “Warning of a forthcoming collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation.” Any year within this century, ocean currents will completely stop if we continue to emit the same level of greenhouse gasses as we do today. When the movement of the Atlantic…

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Greenland’s menacing meltwater and how a story saves us from climate change with more green lands

“Greenland lost a record amount of ice during an extra warm 2019, with the melt massive enough to cover California in more than four feet (1.25 meters) of water.” This report was alarming for many who relied on experts’ findings, particularly regarding climate change. It was not scary for those who paid attention in Geography…

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Melting Greenland Ice Sheet, Sea Ice Formation, and the Flow of the Gulf Stream

Pummeled by rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and increasing ocean acidity, headlines tell of climate change giving the ocean another punch. “A crucial system of ocean currents is faltering.” “A critical ocean system may be heading for collapse due to climate change.” “Climate crisis: Scientists spot warning signs of Gulf Stream collapse.” Yet, as…

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