“Forget El Niño, start worrying about the North Atlantic blob”

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2015/oct/18/north-atlantic-cold-jet-stream-el-nino?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

The extra heat being generated in tropical seas by the strong El Niño is bleaching coral reefs and disrupting weather patterns in the Pacific. But will it affect Britain’s weather, and if so, how?

This question is what climate scientists across the northern hemisphere are trying to answer, especially since it coincides with an exceptionally cold North Atlantic, which might be even more important because it affects the position of the jet stream.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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