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Global warming weakens Pacific winds

Dwindling circulation could worsen El Ni©o effect.

Walker circulation drives winds across the Pacific. Click here to see details. Credit: © Illustration by G. Vecchi, UCAR


  1. VecchiG. A., et al. Nature, 441. 73 - 76 (2006).

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Hopkin, M. Global warming weakens Pacific winds. Nature (2006).

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