Skip to comments.We're About to Cross 9 Critical Climate Tipping Points, Scientists Say (only 11.19 years left)
Posted on 11/28/2019 3:25:34 AM PST by Libloather
Nine crucial tipping points in Earths climate are now active and in danger of being crossed thanks to warming global temperatures caused by human activity, warn scientists in a commentary published on Wednesday in Nature.
These climate thresholds, such as the decline of ice sheets and loss of biodiverse habitats, could cumulatively trigger a global tipping point that would be an existential threat to civilization, cautioned the authors of the article.
Evidence is mounting that these events could be more likely than was thought, have high impacts, and are interconnected across different biophysical systems, potentially committing the world to longterm irreversible changes, said corresponding author Tim Lenton, director of the Global Systems Institute at the University of Exeter, in an email.
The nine tipping points that Lenton and his colleagues emphasize fall into two main categories: the loss of the planets icy cryosphere and key parts of its living biosphere. The cryosphere thresholds include the melting of Arctic sea ice, the Greenland ice sheet, the West Antarctic ice sheet, and regions of East Antarctica. The biosphere tipping points involve the devastation of boreal forests, the Amazon rainforest, warm-water coral reefs, and the thawing of frozen soil known as permafrost.
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Yes, it would be, but since we only have 11.19 years to live, why bother? I think I will spend my time, trying to be more productive, like doing everything I can to expand my carbon footprint. 😁
Its truly shocking to see how todays youth have been thoroughly brainwashed to believe theyre going to cease to exist in ten years. They full on believe that the earth is going to cease to exist. The media, Hollyweird, and our schools are complicit in this generations depression and nihilism. Weve strayed so far.
Oh no..let’s panic and give the UN 99.8% of our income to fight the serious hoax. As I said before when the GWA sell their oceanfront mansions, their cars and their private Jets and live like it was the 1600s, then I might believe it.
I cannot believe that anybody believes the scumbags that make these claims.
Nice to see once again total idiots who are experts on the subject feeding the rest of the total idiots who don’t want to think for themselves
Its a race between climate change and the Asteroid Apophis due to visit April 13, 2029. You may wanna dig a hole in the ground and wear a steel helmet on that day.
Maybe in 12 years when the Earth is still here we can finally be done with this nonsense. What will the children think of the climate hoax at that point. They will still be here, the Earth will still be here, and they will have been wasting the last 12 years of their lives.
Or, they could not.
Bring back the glaciers!
Notice the repeated use of the word “could” “likely” or “possibly”?
There are no signs that life on Earth is in danger...in fact, life is thriving like never before.
We have more food, longer lifespans, greater wealth, etc than ever in human history.
When we see signs that those things are in jeopardy, then we should assess the root cause.
Until then, I do not follow prophets seeking profits.
Considering that in the 1980s, we only had ten years left to save the planet by adopting a socialist dictatorship form of government, and the hoax is still going strong, I don't think the nonsense is going to end. There will always be new useful idiots to replace the ones who become older and wiser.
The biosphere tipping points involve the devastation of boreal forests, the Amazon rainforest..
I’ve been hearing about the Amazon rain forest disappearing for decades. How come it’s not already gone?
I saw something that went something like this The only truth about bi-ped induced globull climate catastrophe(my term) is that it will be 10 years till disaster every 10 years. This is proven out by UN and ALGORE declarations starting in the 80s saying the same things will happen in 10 years that have not happened in the past 30 years but will happen in the next 10 “we really mean it this time....”
Obviously Hillary is the only one that can shave us! Send her to the sun to adjust the thermostat!
Notice the repeated use of the word could likely or possibly?
You left out Evidence is mounting .... Thats the Climate Change talk you use when there is really no measurable evidence to report.
Then there's the powerful "might."
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