Major Tipping Points in Earth’s Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector Summary

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The focus of climate change mitigation policy to date has been on "preventing dangerous anthropogenic interference with Earth's climate system". There is no global agreement or scientific consensus for delineating ‘dangerous’ from ‘acceptable’ climate change but limiting global average temperature rise to 2 °C above pre-industrial levels has emerged as a focus for international and national policymakers.

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World Wild Fund November 2009.

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    Place of Publication: 1250 24th Street, N.W. 20037 P.O. Box 97180 Washington, DC 20090-7180

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The focus of climate change mitigation policy to date has been on "preventing dangerous anthropogenic interference with Earth's climate system". There is no global agreement or scientific consensus for delineating ‘dangerous’ from ‘acceptable’ climate change but limiting global average temperature rise to 2 °C above pre-industrial levels has emerged as a focus for international and national policymakers.

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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World Wild Fund. Major Tipping Points in Earth’s Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector Summary, text, November 2009; 1250 24th Street, N.W. 20037 P.O. Box 97180 Washington, DC 20090-7180. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226557/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .