Niklas Boers

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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 (...)

The melting of freshwater from Greenland’s ice sheet is slowing down the currents of the Gulf Stream. Photograph: Getty Images

Climate scientists have detected warning signs of the collapse of the Gulf Stream, one of the planet’s main potential tipping points. The research fo(...)