Climate tipping points: reasons to urgently act on emissions

Loss of the Amazon Rainforest, the West Antarctic ice sheet or melting of permafrost, once seen as hypothetical, seem to become more plausible each year. Global events such as these are seen as climate tipping points: irreversible changes that, in their turn, lead to irreversible exacerbation of climate change. The IPCC ‘s risk assessments for […]