By ANNE CAMPBELL, Metro
Last refreshed at 08:39 01 December 2005
A emotional debilitating in the sea current which keeps England warm has been discovered.
The Atlantic Transport current has impeded by a third in the past 12 years, with the change faulted on the nursery effect.
The process was the premise of the Hollywood catastrophe motion picture The Day After Tomorrow, in which worldwide warming triggers a sudden ice age.
While the reality is likely to be far less dramatic, confirm focuses to a 1Â°C cooling in the next two decades.
However, atmosphere models recommend in the event that the transport ground to a end temperatures
could drop by 10Â°C. The current-brings warm water on the Bay Stream – driving to gentle climate in Europe – what’s more, takes away cool water.
But the softening of the polar ice could be meddling with the process.
The debilitating was recorded by researchers from Southampton working on the Fast look into project, which employments 22 floats in the Atlantic.
The group has measured current stream since 1957 yet as it were taken note changes between 1992 what’s more, 2004, it told the diary Nature.