WITHIN 60 years the Arctic Ocean could be a stagnant, polluted soup. Without drastic cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions, the Transpolar Drift, one of the Arctic’s most powerful currents and a key disperser of pollutants, is likely to disappear because of global warming. These dramatic predictions have been made by Yongqi Gaoa, Helge Drangeb, Ola M. Johannessena, and Lasse H. Pettersson from simulations with usage of global version of the Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model (MICOM).
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