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Breaching tipping points would increase economic costs of climate change impacts

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Exceeding tipping points in the climate system could lead to a measurable increase in the economic impacts of climate change, according to a new paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Delaware and New…

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How to Look for a New Job Without Tipping Off Your Boss

Photo: Franck Boston (Shutterstock)If you’re looking for a new job, there’s a chance you’re feeling unfulfilled in your current position and you’re so over your boss that instead of bringing this up to them and hoping for a change, you’re ready to jump ship entirely.Especially if you and your boss aren’t on good terms as…

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Climate tipping points are now imminent, scientists warn

Around 13,000 researchers have called for urgent action to slow down the climate emergency as extreme weather patterns shock the world. They listed three core measures. Thousands of scientists reiterated calls for immediate action over the climate crisis in an article published Wednesday in the journal BioScience.  “The extreme climate events and patterns that we’ve…

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Climate’tipping points’ Might push us Beyond the point-of-no-return after less than Two degrees of warming

Home News Ice melt in Antarctica and Greenland drives changes to sea level and temperature, sparking off rapid changes to other climate systems.. (Image credit: Shutterstock) As climate change continues to heat the planet, ice sheets and ocean currents could destabilize each other, leading to a climate domino effect impacting 40% of the world’s population,…

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Climate tipping point? ExxonMobil’s shareholder revolt and also the end of the line for fossil fuels

Few days spell out the future as clearly as this Wednesday did in terms of energy and climate action. The dikes of denial behind which Big Carbon has sheltered their deadly oil, coal and fossil gas were breached not once or twice but three times, and are now irreversibly crumbling.  Chevron shareholders rebuked the oil company’s refusal to commit to…

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Meal kits ‘at tipping point’ as HelloFresh’s bumper quarter illustrates sector’s growth potential

The Berlin-based company, which operates in the UK, US, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Australia, Austria, Switzerland, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, France and Denmark, more than doubled its revenue to €1.44bn in the first three months of the year compared to the same period last year. Its active customer base rose by a million customers in…

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The 7 climate tipping points that could change the world forever

In 2019 an international team of scientists published a commentary in the celebrated science journal Nature, sounding the alarm of a planet in crisis — and calling for transformative change.  “We are in a state of planetary emergency,” they wrote, departing from the usual sterility of scientific writing. “The stability and resilience of our planet…