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Scientist Explains How to Manage the Climate Tipping Point

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slowdown of the AMOC since 1950. This critical system of currents distributes heat and salt throughout the oceans. However, the rapid melting of ice sheets and the continual weakening of the AMOC could destabilize the West African monsoon.This would cause droughts in Africa’s Sahel region and the Amazon.

In addition, slowing of the AMOC would disrupt the East Asian monsoon, causing extreme heating in the Southern Ocean, accelerating Antarctic ice loss.

As you can see, crossing just one of the climate tipping points could cause cascading effects throughout the climate.Luckily, our fate isn’t sealed by a changing climate after all.

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