New research has found ‘an almost complete loss of stability over the last century’ in the series of currents responisble for driving the Gulf Stream, which researchers call the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC). Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland could have winters as cold as Toronto in Canada if a potential collapse in the Gulf Stream happens, an Irish climate scientist has said. New (...)

Brian Kelleher and Ana Paula de Oliveira Brian, from Dublin, met Ana Paula, from Brazil, in October 2010, when she came to Dublin to learn English.(...)