Researchers are warning that the crucial
ocean currents known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC)
could collapse as soon as 2025 — an impending,
climate change-fueled disaster that could usher in a new era of extreme
temperature fluctuations. (Wait, that’s what climate alarmists say has already been
happening over the last number of years.)
A team of intrepid researchers, led by Peter Ditlevsen,
professor and climate researcher at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, recently
published a paper in the journal Nature Communications stating that the currents could
collapse anywhere between 2025 and 2095. That is, if we don't cut global carbon
emissions, of course.
The intrepid researchers say, were the AMOC to
collapse, much of the Western world could be plunged into an extended period of
extreme cold, if previous collapses-- which have predominantly occurred
during ice ages many thousands of years ago—are any guide.
"I think we should be very worried," Ditlevsen told The
Guardian, a far-left British daily newspaper. "This would be a very,
very large change. The AMOC has not been shut off for 12,000 years." At
which time the melting of a massive glacial lake plunged Europe into an extreme
cold spell for almost a millennium.
That’s funny, there were virtually no human-caused greenhouse
gas emissions back then—and far less in the atmosphere, period. And there were
dramatic and rapid changes in climate, from friggin’ ice ages to rapid
warming? How can that be? Who was to blame? There were no capitalists then!
By analyzing statistics from the last
150 years, Ditlevsen and his team claim they've calculated with a 95 percent
certainty that the AMOC will collapse between 2025 and 2095. Based on the most
recent 150 years of data, the scientists are nearly certain the AMOC will
collapse sometime in the next 72 years? Hmm.
The looming collapse, while plunging
Europe and North America into what essentially amounts to a “nuclear winter,”
will simultaneously contribute to further increased warming of the tropics, according
to the researchers. They say that a collapsed AMOC could lead to temperature
changes of ten to 15 degrees Celsius in just a decade’s time.
"Our result underscores the
importance of reducing global greenhouse gas emissions as soon as
possible," Ditlevsen said.
No, it doesn’t. It could be logically
interpreted as quite the opposite, in fact. Moreover, the researchers, at least
as reported in the linked article, never
explained the alleged link between greenhouse gas emissions and collapse of the