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It's Going to be COLD

Sudden stratospheric warming has split the polar vortex in two. The polar vortex, which forms as the atmosphere loses heat to space in long Arctic winter night, was split in two by massive heating from below, as a series of intense storms...
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Arctic Changes Could Halt Gulf Stream

Over the past 15 years, a mass of fresh water from ice melt has been building under the Arctic ice cap. The water is trapped under the Beaufort Gyre in the western Arctic, and presently represents about 10% of all the fresh water in the Arctic. It appears in the form of a bulge under the ice, and is kept in place by the permanent anti-cyclonic...
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Christmas in July

More proof our weather is out of whack: When it's winter in the US and Europe, it's summer in Australia, which normally has temperatures of around 86 degrees Fahrenheit at this time of year, but just like the UK,...
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Gulf Stream Weakens Dramatically

As Whitley Strieber predicted it would in 1999, the Gulf Stream is now failing. It has diminished 30% in strength in just a few years, and it's impending end raises fears of much colder European weather. As outlined in Whitley Strieber and Art Bell's book Superstorm, which was the basis for the film The Day After Tomorrow. The consequences...

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Disappearing Surf Mystifies Scientists

Something has caused the breakers to disappear from Europe'smost famous surfing beach. The Basque Wave, which may reachupwards of 20 feet as it breaks, has been reduced to littlemore than a ripple.

Scientists are unable to explain the disappearance of thewave, which was discovered by surfer Craig Sage about 20years ago. The Basque Wave...

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Howe Gulf Stream Report World's Best

Award winning science reporter Linda Moulton Howe hasproduced by far the world's best story on the slowing of theGulf Stream, why it is happening and its consequences.

Aside from a few brief stories in the European press, themedia has all but ignored the single most importantenvironmental story in history. But Linda Howe offers...

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Scientists Confirm Unexpected Gulf Stream Slowing

Scientists from Cambridge University have confirmed that theGulf Stream is weakening, and this is likely to bring muchcolder temperatures to Europe within a few years. Theweakening is significant: the Gulf Stream is flowing at aquarter of the strength that was present five years ago.

This is happening because gigantic chimneys of cold...

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