The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of its sixth assessment report (AR6) in August. Much … More
Dieback: how deforestation and climate change could push the Amazon to a tipping point
The Amazon contains half of the Earth’s remaining rainforest, but is being degraded by deforestation and climate change. It’s possible … More
Fact-Check: is more than 1.5°C of global warming already locked in?
Claim: The lag between CO₂ emissions and warming means ~0.7°C of warming is yet to come, and aerosols are masking … More
Fact-Check: will 2°C of global warming trigger rapid runaway feedbacks?
Claim: Once global warming reaches 2°C (which we’ve nearly reached already, but scientists are downplaying it), positive feedback loops and … More
Fact-Check: is an Arctic “Methane Bomb” about to go off?
This is the fourth post in a new climatetippingoints.info series fact-checking claims that various climate tipping points have been crossed, … More
Fact-Check: do tipping points commit us to rapid catastrophic warming?
This is the third post in a new climatetippingoints.info series fact-checking claims that various climate tipping points have been crossed, … More
Fact-Check: is “global dimming” shielding us from catastrophe?
Claim: Global dimming (due to cooling by aerosols, as opposed to warming from greenhouse gases) is masking a large amount … More
Fact-Check: will an ice-free Arctic trigger a climate catastrophe?
Claim: A summer ice-free Arctic (called by some the “Blue Ocean Event”) will happen within the next few years and … More
Climate Tipping Points Fact-Check series: Introduction
In the last year there has been a surge in interest in and news on climate change, inspired in part … More
Why is Climate Change so Hard to Address? (Article for #SciRoom)
Back in November we held a public discussion with The Science Room, which as part of their mission to get … More