A huge Atlantic ocean current is slowing down. If it collapses, La Nina could become the norm for Australia

By Matthew England, Andréa S. Taschetto and Bryam Orihuela-Pinto
Updated June 9 2022 - 9:03pm, first published June 8 2022 - 5:10am

Climate change is slowing down the conveyor belt of ocean currents that brings warm water from the tropics up to the North Atlantic. Our research, published today in Nature Climate Change, looks at the profound consequences to global climate if this Atlantic conveyor collapses entirely.

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