Scary New Proof That We Have Seriously Screwed Up the Planet's Oceans
March 25, 2015
Yahoo! News - The powerful ocean current that carries tropical warmth from the South
Atlantic to northern countries has slowed down to a degree “unprecedented in the past
millennium,” according to newly published research. The phenomenon has created an
unusual pocket of cooling temperatures in the far North Atlantic, even as global warming
heats the world overall.
"As a scientist, this is just one more data point to add to our records," said climate
scientist Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University. "As a human, though, it's a stark
reminder that our choices have consequences, and the door is rapidly closing on our
opportunities to choose a different future."
Read more of what scientists have to say on this subject.