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Global warming may have already passed irreversible tipping point

After the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic, scientists warn point of no return on global warming may have already been reached.

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Global warning may have already passed an irreversible tipping point, the scientist who led the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic has warned.

Presenting the first findings of the world’s largest mission to the North Pole, an expedition involving 300 scientists from 20 countries, Markus Rex said on Tuesday that the researchers had found that Arctic ice is retreating faster than ever before.

“The disappearance of summer sea ice in the Arctic is one of the first landmines in this minefield, one of the tipping points that we set off first when we push warming too far,” he said during the presentation in Germany’s capital, Berlin.

“And one can essentially ask if we haven’t already stepped on this mine and already set off the beginning of the explosion.”

The $165m expedition returned to Germany in October after 389 days drifting through the Arctic, bringing home devastating proof of a dying Arctic Ocean and warnings of ice-free summers in just decades. It also brought back 150 terabytes of data and more than 1,000 ice samples.

The data collected during the expedition included readings on the atmosphere, ocean, sea ice and ecosystems.

Because of the smaller sea ice surface, the ocean was able to absorb more heat in the summer, in turn meaning that ice sheet formation in the autumn was slower than usual.

“Only evaluation in the coming years will allow us to determine if we can still save the year-round Arctic sea ice through forceful climate protection or whether we have already passed this important tipping point in the climate system,” Rex added, urging rapid action to halt warming.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/15/global-warming-may-have-already-passed-irreversible-tipping-point

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Destroy Mars or destroy the Himalayas (we have to migrate above sea level)

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