A paper presenting an updated assessment of climate tipping points was published yesterday in the journal Science. Here, the paper’s … More
Tag: Tipping Points
What does the new IPCC report say about climate tipping points and feedbacks?
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: 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
“Why is climate change so hard to address?” #sciroom event on 19/11
This coming Saturday we’ll be co-hosting a session of The Science Room – a regular meetup in Southampton where scientists … 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
Can Tipping Points have Early Warnings?
Tipping points can trigger rapid shifts to a new normal state that can seemingly come from out of the blue. … 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
Sustainability Researchers’ Café on Friday 14th
Our next public event will be at the next Researchers’ Café at Mettricks Old Town on Friday 14th October from … More
Welcome to climatetippingpoints.info!
Welcome to climatetippingpoints.info, the online home for the ReCoVER-funded Outreach Project: “The point of no return? An Interactive Stall and … More