Carbon Brief (2020)

Dr. Tim Lenton

What is a climate ‘tipping point?’

In this interview, Dr. Tim Lenton defines what a ‘tipping point’ means in conversations about the climate. He describes which tipping points scientists have identified that humans are in danger of reaching, and what the results would be if we did so.  

Look out for...

  • How in terms of the climate, a small change can make a big difference
  • How the climate is one part of a complex system
  • The many connections between the climate and life on earth