Scientists warn of Gulf Stream collapse leading to ‘climate catastrophe’ in Canada, world

As climate scientists release new evidence pointing to the possible “collapse” of the Gulf Stream, experts are warning that its disappearance would usher in a “calamitous climate catastrophe” not just for Canadians living on the east coast, but for hundreds of millions more people worldwide. The warning comes amid a new study published in the journal NatureContinue reading “Scientists warn of Gulf Stream collapse leading to ‘climate catastrophe’ in Canada, world”

The Gulf Stream is slowing to a ‘tipping point’ and could disappear

The current could slow down to a point of no return, altering the climate on both sides of the Atlantic. The Gulf Stream — one of Earth’s major climate-regulating ocean currents — is moving slower than it has in thousands of years, a new study suggests. Human-induced climate change is largely to blame. This “unprecedented” slowdown couldContinue reading “The Gulf Stream is slowing to a ‘tipping point’ and could disappear”

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