The jet stream affects northern hemisphere climates. And global warming affects the behaviour of the jet stream. Prepare for yet more extremes of seasonal weather.
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Polar change, notably the fast Arctic melt, could impose huge costs on world economies. New evidence shows how rapidly the frozen north is changing.
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As more acidic seas spread across the globe, conditions for survival start to change. That could close vast volumes of ocean for vital forms of life.
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Sea level rise and melting polar ice sheets may not cause a climate catastrophe, but they will certainly change weather patterns unpredictably.
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10 January, 2019 − The world’s oceans are a vast reservoir of heat, a slow register of natural climate change − and ocean warming speeds differ widely.
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7 November, 2018 – Science knows that ocean warming is occurring. A big challenge now is to work out how quickly the temperature is rising.
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10 October, 2018 – Could a vast underwater wall in front of an unstable glacier prevent dangerous sea level rise? Or should everyone just move further inland?
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27 April, 2018 – Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long.
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26 April, 2018 – Changes in Arctic currents today appear to reflect similar changes thousands of years ago – in the North Pacific. Scientists think they may be linked.
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25 April, 2018 – US scientists have good news about prospects for coral survival on one of the world’s great reefs, threatened by climate change.
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