The Amazon contains half of the Earth’s remaining rainforest, but is being degraded by deforestation and climate change. It’s possible … More
Tag: Positive Feedback Loops
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: 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
New video! A quick animated guide to Climate Tipping Points
We’ve just released a quick animated guide to Climate Tipping Points on our YouTube channel – give it a watch … More
Arctic Methane and Tipping Points
~Have you heard that an Arctic Methane Bomb could cause a climate catastrophe? Check out our new Arctic methane Fact-Check … More
Arctic Sea Ice and Positive Feedback Loops
~Have you heard that Arctic sea ice loss could cause a climate catastrophe? Check out our new Arctic sea ice … More