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Earth in the Balance: 7 Crucial Tipping Points

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Humans must stay within certain boundaries if they hope to avoid environmental catastrophe, a leading group of environmental scientists says. Crossing those limits may not rock the Earth itself, but would lead to harsh consequences for human existence on

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Tim C (2420)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 2:07 pm

Kerrie G (118)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:30 pm
Noted, thanks.

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 10:29 pm
We have been warned. Now will we listen?

Ben O (172)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 2:29 am
...Welcome on board the high speed train to The Point of No Return!
...Hoping for a miracle...???

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 3:20 am
r u ready

paul m (93)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 11:45 am


paul m (93)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 11:45 am


Birgit W (160)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 2:52 pm
Well I hope Mother Earth won't be kicking back at us. We have more than crossed all the limits. Thanks Agnes.

Deborah W (6)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 4:23 pm
Nature, in balance, had it right ... then came man, destroyer of everything above, on and below the surface. Sadly we all own a part of it!

Freya H (361)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:49 pm
However, if there is an environmental catastrophe, some of us will survive. We are a tough bunch of buggers - fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your point of view.

Harsha Vardhana (58)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 10:00 pm
Well timed warning! Thank you

Patricia R (13)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:07 am

David C (165)
Friday May 17, 2013, 8:19 am
noted....its not just temperature.......ironically National Geographic just did an article on human life expectancy increasing and I wonder if they took into account changes of the world's environmental health and will of people to live in a growingly hostile world.

John De Avalon (36)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:03 am
For everything there is a price to be paid...

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Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:27 am
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