When New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell published the best-selling book The Tipping Point in 2000, he was writing, in part, about the baffling drop in crime that started in the 1990s. The concept of a tipping point was that small changes at a certain threshold can lead to large, abrupt and sometime...
The world’s largest tropical peatland complex lies in the centre of Africa’s Congo basin. First... The post Guest post: Discovering a potential ‘tipping point’ for Congo’s tropical peatland appeared first on Carbon Brief.
There is a “significant likelihood” that multiple “tipping points” will be crossed if global temperatures... The post Global warming above 1.5C could trigger ‘multiple’ tipping points appeared first on Carbon Brief.
Researchers, economists and civil society representatives gathered in Exeter this week to discuss the prospect... The post Tipping points: How could they shape the world’s response to climate change? appeared first on Carbon Brief.
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