Global Tipping Point Not Backed by Science, Experts Argue


By: - Climate DepotFebruary 28, 2013 10:45 AM

This opposes recent efforts to define ‘planetary tipping points’ ‒ critical levels of biodiversity loss or land-use change that would have global effect ‒ with important implications for science and policy-makers.

“This is good news because it says that we might avoid the doom-and-gloom scenario of abrupt, irreversible change,” says Professor Barry Brook,