'Tipping points' could exacerbate climate crisis, scientists fear

clock
'Tipping points' could exacerbate climate crisis, scientists fear

IPCC report 'underestimates potential of these key dangers to send Earth into spiral of runaway climate change'

Key dangers largely left out of the IPCC special report on 1.5C of warming are raising alarm among some scientists who fear we may have underestimated the impacts of humans on the Earth's climate. The...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Climate change

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani at the 2007 World Economic Forum | Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Global Briefing: Asia's richest man plots $76bn green infrastructure blitz

All the top green business news from around the world this week, including 2021 emissions bounce-backs, Germany's new clean power targets, and fresh pressure on European companies to boost their decarbonisation plans

BusinessGreen staff
clock 14 January 2022 • 6 min read
The Bank of England's PRA puts responding to climate risk among top priorities for 2022

'Further work required': Bank of England raises alarm over financial industry's inconsistent approach to climate risk

Prudential Regulation Authority puts action on climate risk among its top priorities for global banks in 2022

clock 13 January 2022 • 2 min read
Just 14 per cent of rivers in England meet 'good' environmental standards

Sewage, agriculture, and plastic pollution to blame for England's woeful river quality, MPs say

Environmental Audit Committee calls on government to lead crack down on water pollution

clock 13 January 2022 • 3 min read