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This is scary and the signs are showing that it's likely already happening.
A shutdown would have devastating global impacts and must not be allowed to happen, researchers say
The complexity of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) system and uncertainty over levels of future global heating make it impossible to forecast the date of any collapse for now. It could be within a decade or two, or several centuries away. But the colossal impact it would have means it must never be allowed to happen, the scientists said.
“The signs of destabilisation being visible already is something that I wouldn’t have expected and that I find scary,” said Niklas Boers, from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, who did the research. “It’s something you just can’t [allow to] happen.”