Sufficiently fast reversal of global warming may prevent tipping of the Greenland ice sheet

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Bringing temperatures back closer to pre-industrial levels sufficiently fast may prevent tipping of the Greenland ice sheet and avoid drastic sea level rise even if critical temperature thresholds are crossed temporarily, a study finds Crossing critical temperature thresholds of the … Continued

The South American monsoon is approaching a tipping point

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Observations and simulations suggest  the South American monsoon might be approaching an abrupt transition due to the combined threat of deforestation, fires, and droughts in the Amazon rainforest Using observations and computer modeling Nils Bochow, University of Tromsø, Norway, and Niklas … Continued

TiPES meets in Spain

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First week of September 2023 the TiPES group met up in Spain to share the newest knwoledge within Tipping Points of the Erath System generated by the project, which is H2020 funded. There is rising concern that several subsystems of … Continued

System of currents in the Northern Atlantic Ocean estimated to tip mid century

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Data analysis suggests that the AMOC, an ocean current system responsible for the relatively mild climate in Western Europe and a cooling of the tropics, will likely shift to a less active state within decades The North Atlantic Overturning circulation … Continued