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

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A 2°C rise in temperature from pre-industrial levels has been widely regarded as a tipping point for planet earth. Major Tipping Points in Earth's Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector argues instead that sudden volatile transformations in earth's climate will occur long before this 2°C threshold is reached.

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viii, 89 p.:col.ill.

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Prof. Lenton, Tim; Footitt, Anthony & Dr. Andrew Dlugolecki, Andlug Consulting November 2009.

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    Place of Publication: WWF Germany Reinhardtstrasse 14, D-10117 Berlin, Germany
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A 2°C rise in temperature from pre-industrial levels has been widely regarded as a tipping point for planet earth. Major Tipping Points in Earth's Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector argues instead that sudden volatile transformations in earth's climate will occur long before this 2°C threshold is reached.

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Prof. Lenton, Tim; Footitt, Anthony & Dr. Andrew Dlugolecki, Andlug Consulting. Major Tipping Points in the Earth’s Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector, text, November 2009; WWF Germany Reinhardtstrasse 14, D-10117 Berlin, Germany. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226687/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .