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    Faster wind speeds triggered 20 November 2019

    Renewable energy: climate crisis ‘may have triggered faster wind speeds’ (via The Guardian)

     

    offshore windfarm


    By Jillian Ambrose

    The global climate crisis could lead to more renewable electricity being generated by spurring faster wind speeds for the world’s growing number of windfarms, according to research.

    Scientists have discovered that the world’s shifting ocean circulation patterns may have triggered a rapid increase in wind speeds over the last 10 years.

    The international research team analysed data from 9,000 international weather stations since the late 1970s and found that wind speeds had unexpectedly increased after a three–decade slowdown.


    Read more via The Guardian