Arctic meltwater could lower temperatures at home, study warns

Telegraph: The pool, which has grown by more than a fifth over the last decade, could interrupt the flow of the Gulf Stream which brings warm water from the tropics, raising average European temperatures by between five and ten degrees Celsius. Scientists are monitoring the large area of cold water amid fears that changing wind patterns could move it south towards the North Atlantic. A study by 17 institutes from ten European countries warned that the effects of the melted ice could be abrupt in altering......

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