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Nine ‘global core’ tipping elements have been identified

by Futures Centre, Jun 10
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As of September 2022, nine ‘global core’ tipping elements and seven ‘regional impact’ tipping elements have been identified.

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So what?

Out of those, one regional and three global climate elements are estimated to likely pass a tipping point if global warming reaches 1.5 °C namely Greenland ice sheet collapse, West Antarctic ice sheet collapse, tropical coral reef die off, and boreal permafrost abrupt thaw.



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