Scientists identify climate 'tipping points'

An international team of scientists have identified potential 'tipping points' where abrupt regional climate shifts could occur due to global warming,

Avoiding ecosystem collapse

From coral reefs to prairie grasslands, some of the world's most iconic habitats are susceptible to sudden collapse due to seemingly minor events. A classic example: the decimation of kelp forests when a decline of otter ...

US study warns of sudden climate change woes

Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the U.S. government concluded Tuesday.

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