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Posted Tue Dec 3 2013: from National Research Council:
Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises
Although there is still much to learn about abrupt climate change and abrupt climate impacts, to willfully ignore the threat of abrupt change could lead to more costs, loss of life, suffering, and environmental degradation. The time is here to be serious about the threat of tipping points so as to better anticipate and prepare ourselves for the inevitable surprises.
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