Unprecedented threat to humanity: tipping point on the planet - report

Unprecedented threat to humanity: tipping point on the planet – report

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AMOC’s collapse was like watching something that could have caused that plane to “fall out of the sky,” he said.

But there is no way to redesign the Earth to make it safer.

Co-author Manjana Milkorit of the University of Oslo said that “our global governance system is inadequate to deal with the coming threats and implement the urgently needed solutions.”

The authors call for the inclusion of key points in a global stocktake of the debate at the COP28 negotiations, as well as national targets to combat climate change.

He also urged more efforts to move the tipping points in the right direction, such as changing policies on green ammonia used for energy, transportation, food and fertilizer.

Sara Das, a scientist at the US Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution who was not involved in the report, said the science is now “crystal clear”.

“The risks to humanity in crossing extremes into these unknown states are grave, and the impact on human life is potentially catastrophic,” he said.

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