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Will Earth hit a climate “tipping point?” Here’s why experts say this framework is problematic

People who follow climate change are often told there is a “tipping point,” a single moment after which it will be too late to reverse the damage caused by our excessive use of fossil fuels. Yet experts say this concept is misleading, with one scientist — James Hansen, who played a key early role in raising climate change awareness — describing the phrase as “greatly overused and misused.”...

Originally posted on salon.com