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Earth in the Balance: 7 Crucial Tipping Points


Science & Tech  (tags: Earth in the Balance: 7 Crucial Tipping )

Agnes
- 434 days ago - livescience.com
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. (1751)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 2:07 pm
ty
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:30 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 10:29 pm
We have been warned. Now will we listen?
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
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

NMoted
 

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

Notes....
 

Birgit W. (140)
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. (298)
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 R (57)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 10:00 pm
Well timed warning! Thank you
 

Patricia R. (12)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:07 am
gracias!
 

Dave C. (213)
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 (35)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:03 am
For everything there is a price to be paid...
 

John S. (297)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:27 am
Interesting.
 
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