Summary of TiPES findings at 36 months

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The TiPES project has provided information and insight about tipping points in the Earth’s system.The project has advanced the theory and mathematics of tipping points, developed new methods to analyse and understand past climates, improved the understanding of climate tipping … Continued

TiPES meeting at Dartington hall

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TiPES researchers were finally able to meet after that being prevented by COVID for almost the length of the project. We gathered at Dartington hall nearby University of Exeter to have our second general assembly. The focus was on the … Continued

North Atlantic Ocean currents are closest to a tipping point in a thousand years

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A new reconstructed index of sea surface temperatures confirms previous research: The North Atlantic ocean currents appear to be approaching a point of no return, where their strength will inevitably weaken in the coming decades and centuries. Researchers confirm find that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning … Continued

Policy event with Comfort and TiPACCS

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A Policy Brief for the EU says that taking advantage of groundbreaking research and having science and policy working collaboratively is the only way to prevent the destabilization of major Earth system tipping elements and avoiding the critical thresholds known … Continued

TiPES at EGU 2022

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TiPES will as every year present our most recent science at the European Geophysical Union (EGU) meeting in Vienna. We are the main convener of one session; NP 2.4 on Nonlinear Dynamics and Tipping Points in the Earth System. But … Continued

Study suggests abrupt climate change during the last ice age was controlled by CO2 levels

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Abrupt global climate changes, named Dansgaard-Oeschger events, that appeared throughout the last ice age, likely depended on the atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2)concentration, study shows Large jumps within the last ice age between cold and warm climate periods in … Continued