Climate Tipping Points References
Abrupt Climate Change: Should we be Worried?
Accelerating Climate Prediction
Annual Arctic Report Card Shows Stronger Effects of Warming (October 16, 2008)
Arctic becomes an island due to melting ice, enters "death spiral"
Arctic Sea Ice Gone in Summer Within Five Years? Seth Borenstein in Washington
Associated Press, December
Arctic ice on the verge of another all-time low 12, 2007
The Atlantic Heat Conveyor
Brazil/Amazon Rainforest & Jaguar Conservation
Broad-scale effects of climate change on freshwater systems in the Arctic
Changes in Cold Places: A Look at the Greenland Ice Sheet, Arctic Sea Ice and
the Antarctic Ice Sheet
A Chilling Possibility: By disturbing a massive ocean current, melting Arctic
sea ice might trigger colder weather in Europe and North America.
Climate Change and Arctic Sea Ice
Dying Forest: One year to save the Amazon Time is running out for the Amazon
rainforest. And the fate of the 'lungs of the world' will take your breath away
Report by Geoffrey Lean in Manaus Sunday, 23 July 2006.
- Held, et al., (2005): Simulation of
Sahel drought in the 20th and 21st centuries. Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences, Vol. 102, No. 50, page 17891-17896.
Kendall Haven, Greenland’s Ice Island Alarm, NASA Earth Observatory, August
- Hirsch, Tim, ‘The Incredible Shrinking
Amazon Rainforest’, World Watch, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 12-17, May/June 2008.
- Lenton, T. et al., ‘Tipping elements in the Earth’s climate system’, Proceedings
of the National Academic of Sciences (PNAS), Vol. 105(6), pp. 1786 – 1793, 2008.
Lenton, Timothy M., Tipping points in the Earth system, School of Environmental
Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Melville, Kate, Climate ‘Tipping Points’, 5 February 2008 and
Tipping elements in the Earth's climate system
A new toy for the Arctic tourist and a very scary thought
Sahel Drought: Past Problems, an Uncertain Future, January 2007
The Thermohaline Ocean Circulation
What are Rainforests Worth? And why it makes economic sense to keep them standing,
Global Canopy Programme March 2008.
Glossary of Climate Changes
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