Climate hope with “positive tipping points”

Small changes in societies’ behaviors could lead to positive cascading effects that will mitigate climate change. Image credit: Pratik Gupta on Unsplash When it comes to the climate emergency, the term “tipping point” is gaining ever-increasing usage as the effects of greenhouse gas emissions become more visible. In this context, a tipping point is the […]

Positive ‘tipping points’ offer hope for climate

Positive “tipping points” could spark cascading changes that accelerate action on climate change, experts say. A tipping point is a moment when a small change triggers a large, often irreversible, response. Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute (GSI) at the University of Exeter, has previously warned the world is “dangerously close” […]