Climate Activists Will Absolutely Hate What We Just Learned About The Gulf Stream


Kay Smythe News and Commentary Writer
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A study published in late September found the Gulf Stream is almost certainly weakening, but there is limited evidence to show this is related to climate change.

Al Gore tried to convince all of us man-made climate change was the cause of the Gulf Stream slowing down, but it turns out he was probably massively wrong (duh). A study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters found the flow of warm water northwards through the Florida Straits has slowed by 4% in the last four decades.

“This is the strongest, most definitive evidence we have of the weakening of this climatically-relevant ocean current,” the study’s lead author Christopher Piecuch said in a statement. “While we can definitively say this weakening is happening, we are unable to say to what extent it is related to climate change or whether it is a natural variation.” (RELATED: Who’s The Alpha German Blonde Dragging This Climate Protester By Her Hair?)

This might not sound like much, but the planet depends on the regular flow of warm water and wind currents through the Atlantic to mitigate an ice age or glacial event. The study could not identify a reason why the Gulf Stream is starting to chill out, but I bet it’ll be blamed on cow farts, trucks and hate speech before the year is up.

So, the next time you think about gluing your hand to a painting to stop climate change, please remember you’re being misled by this entire field of “science.”