Climate tipping points are now imminent, scientists warn

Around 13,000 researchers have called for urgent action to slow down the climate emergency as extreme weather patterns shock the world. They listed three core measures. Thousands of scientists reiterated calls for immediate action over the climate crisis in an article published Wednesday in the journal BioScience.  “The extreme climate events and patterns that we’ve witnessed over theContinue reading “Climate tipping points are now imminent, scientists warn”

Irreversible warming tipping point may have been triggered: Arctic mission chief

The tipping point for irreversible global warming may have already been triggered, the scientist who led the biggest expedition to the Arctic warned Tuesday (June 15). “The disappearance of summer sea ice in the Arctic is one of the first landmines in this minefield, one of the tipping points that we set off first whenContinue reading “Irreversible warming tipping point may have been triggered: Arctic mission chief”

World will lose 10% of glacier ice even if it hits climate targets

Exclusive: loss is equivalent to more than 13,200 cubic kilometres of water or 10m Wembley Stadiums A tenth of the world’s mountain glacier ice will have melted by the middle of this century even if humanity meets the goals of the Paris climate agreement, according to figures compiled exclusively for the Guardian. The loss isContinue reading “World will lose 10% of glacier ice even if it hits climate targets”

Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

Researchers have confirmed for the first time that Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica could cross tipping points, leading to a rapid and irreversible retreat which would have significant consequences for global sea level. Pine Island Glacier is a region of fast-flowing ice draining an area of West Antarctica approximately two thirds the size ofContinue reading “Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time”

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