Scientists Fear that the Gulf Stream May Soon Collapse | Medium
The northern hemisphere could plummet into periods of extreme cold
Charles Stephen Aug 26
The Gulf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean is one of those things in our world that we take for granted. It chugs along daily, providing countless benefits to our way of life.
But it seems that its very existence is being jeopardized because of global warming. In fact, a recent study published in February of this year claims that the Gulf Stream is weaker today than any time over the last 1600 years.
What is the Gulf Stream?
To fully appreciate the urgency surrounding this news, one must first understand the inner workings of the Gulf Stream and what it provides to the world.