Climate models predict that as a result of human-induced climate change, the surface of the Pacific Ocean should be warming. But one key part is not.
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Observational data confirms that Hadley cell circulation is weakening, which has important consequences for future rainfall in the subtropics.
The states that modernize first will end up with a more reliable and lower cost energy system.
In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying below the salty ocean.