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World on brink of five ‘disastrous’ climate tipping points, study finds

By Damian Carrington

08 Sep 2022 · 3 min read

The minimum heat rise now expected is 1.5C, which is likely to trigger four of the five tipping points highlighted in the major study.

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The climate crisis has driven the world to the brink of multiple “disastrous” tipping points, according to a major study.

It shows five dangerous tipping points may already have been passed due to the 1.1C of global heating caused by humanity to date.

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