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8 Dec 2023

Earth on Brink of Five Catastrophic Climate Shifts

In the [Global Tipping Points report](https://global-tipping-points.org/), scientists warn of nearing five vital natural thresholds due to global warming, such as the collapse of ice sheets in Greenland and West Antarctica, thawing permafrost, dying coral reefs, and disruption of North Atlantic currents. These tipping points can have 'devastative domino effects' including ecosystem losses, reduced crop growth, mass displacements, and economic damage. [Source](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/dec/06/earth-on-verge-of-five-catastrophic-tipping-points-scientists-warn)