Research and analysis

Climate change: tipping points review

Summary of a review of climate change 'tipping points'.


Tipping Points meeting - 14 March 2011


This document sets out the findings of a scientific meeting held in 2011, in which leading experts reviewed the latest evidence and policy implications of climate change ‘tipping points’. These are the critical climatic or earth system thresholds which, if passed, could lead to accelerated or irreversible changes.

Published 13 June 2011