Blue Ocean Event : Game Over?

A Blue Ocean Event, or Ice-Free Arctic, is the source of almost fever pitch speculation in the climate science world. The consequences of the disappearance of sea ice from the arctic ocean, however briefly, at the end of a summer melt season some time in the not too distant future, are potentially very ominous for the way we organise our human socio-economic structures today. This week, we consider what those consequences may look like.

Program research links:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/climate-change-could-raise-food-shortage-globally-study/articleshow/63577385.cms?from=mdr

https://unfccc.int/news/nato-lawmakers-warn-climate-change-will-trigger-food-shortages

http://time.com/5216532/global-food-security-richard-deverell/

https://climatereanalyzer.org/wx/DailySummary/#t2anom

https://www.fasterthanexpected.one/tag/blue-ocean-event/
https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/research_highlight/underestimated-amoc-variability-and-implications-for-amv-and-predictability-in-cmip-models/

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/climate/cryosphere-oceans/ice-prediction

https://e360.yale.edu/features/alien-waters-neighboring-seas-are-flowing-into-a-warming-arctic-ocean

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47723577

https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/arctic-sea-ice-minimum-continues-long-term-decline

https://news.sky.com/story/canada-temperature-rising-twice-as-fast-than-rest-of-world-report-11682645

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190227111128.htm

https://news.agu.org/press-release/ice-free-arctic-summers-could-happen-on-earlier-side-of-predictions/

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2013/aug/05/7-facts-need-to-know-arctic-methane-time-bomb

http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php

https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/arctic-sea-ice/

https://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card/Report-Card-2018/ArtMID/7878/ArticleID/780/SeanbspIce

https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/2017-arctic-sea-ice-minimum-comes-eighth-smallest-record

https://www.beforetheflood.com/explore/the-crisis/methane-the-ticking-time-bomb/

http://nue.okstate.edu/Crop_Information/World_Wheat_Production.htm

https://www.climate.gov/news-features/climate-qa/what’s-hottest-earth-has-been-“lately”

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/miami-beach/article209328849.html


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