#ClimateCrisis: New study shows Gulf Stream on “verge of collapse”

August 6, 2021By Andy RowellBlog Post

New research, published in Nature Climate Change, has found “an almost complete loss of stability over the last century” of the ocean currents known as AMOC or more commonly the Gulf Stream. The currents are already at their slowest point for 1,600 years. But scientists worry that AMOC could be reaching a tipping point, leading to a total collapse.