submitted 8 months ago by Haus@kbin.social to c/news@lemmy.world

A new study has confirmed that the Gulf Stream, a crucial ocean current that helps regulate climate and sea levels, is weakening. The flow of warm water through the Florida Straits has slowed by 4% over the past four decades. This slowdown has significant implications for the world's climate, and scientists are concerned that it may be a sign of further weakening to come.

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[-] BarrelAgedBoredom@lemm.ee 81 points 8 months ago

Has anyone tried bribing the gulf stream with some of these massive profits? Everything has a price

[-] pufferfischerpulver@feddit.de 28 points 8 months ago

Let's hire a private security firm to find some dirt on that son of a bitch. We'll find some fucking dirt to get him going!

[-] BarrelAgedBoredom@lemm.ee 14 points 8 months ago

I heard the gulf stream hangs out near Epstein's Island! (It's not that close, please don't flame my geography knowledge)

[-] AA5B@lemmy.world 14 points 8 months ago

No, no, that would be too expensive. Let’s ~~bribe~~ lobby our ~~bought~~ elected representatives to pass laws saying it can’t do that. That’ll work

[-] ILikeBoobies@lemmy.ca 5 points 8 months ago

If the tax payers want to give me trillions then I can set up some giant fans along the gulf to push the water around

[-] BarrelAgedBoredom@lemm.ee 3 points 8 months ago

And they say capitalism doesn't breed innovation!

[-] CoderKat@lemm.ee 4 points 8 months ago

If the gulf stream wants a share of the profits, it needs to pull itself up by its bootstraps and put the work in itself.

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