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Tag: AMOC

  • Thursday, July 27th 2023 - 10:55 UTC

    Atlantic Ocean: AMOC to collapse by mid-century?

    If this collapse occurs, the effects on the climate will be far-reaching

    According to a study published in the journal Nature Communications, the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), a major ocean current system that transports warm water from the tropics to the northern Atlantic, could collapse by mid-century if greenhouse gas emissions do not cease.