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Global Warming: Nine Things that Will Put us Over the Edge

April 16, 2008 • Climate Change & Mitigation, News

Thanks to Rob Gordon for this article.
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Nine ways in which the Earth could be tipped into a potentially dangerous state that could last for many centuries have been identified by scientists investigating how quickly global warming could run out of control.

A major international investigation by dozens of leading climate scientists has found that the “tipping points” for all nine scenarios — such as the melting of the Arctic sea ice or the disappearance of the Amazon rainforest — could occur within the next 100 years.

For full article, visit:
http://www.alternet.org/environment/76053



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