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Sci Tech    H2'ed 12/20/21

The Atlantic's vital currents could collapse. Scientists are racing to understand the dangers.

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This is a companion piece to Scott Baker's doom-and-gloom reality link on Climate Change.  Glaciers of  Antarctica.

Up North, in the Atlantic, more disaster lurks. 

The piece begins:

You may never have heard of one of the most important forces in the planet’s climate system: a network of ocean currents known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC)... If the system collapsed, it would be a climate disaster, freezing the far north of Europe, cutting crop production across the continent, and pushing up sea levels on the Eastern Seaboard.

When will we sober up?

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging (more...)
 

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