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1.5°C - A tipping point for the Arctic - April, 2022

24 May 2022

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In the following years, the sections on climate change were expanded and more emphasis was put on the overarching impacts of climate change on all aspects of development and the environment. [...] The importance of climate change to the work of the Arctic Council was especially evident in 2019. [...] Conclusion Due to the drastic amplification of changes in the polar north compared to the rest of the world, the Arctic provides a preview of what the rest of the world will experience in the future in terms of temperature change and climate impact risks for particularly vulnerable natural and human systems. [...] Ongoing climate change pushes the Arctic towards several tipping points such as the loss of sea ice and the collapse of the Greenland Ice Sheet. [...] Waterfield (Eds.), Global Warming of 1.5 C :An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change,.

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