Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points

The location of climate tipping elements in the cryosphere (blue), biosphere (green), and ocean/atmosphere (orange), and global warming levels at which their tipping points will likely be triggered.
Pins are colored according to our central global warming threshold estimate being below 2°C, i.e., within the Paris Agreement range (light orange, circles); between 2 and 4°C, i.e., accessible with current policies (orange, diamonds); and 4°C and above (red, triangles).

There is a rather alarming new paper that has been published within the peer reviewed journal Science on Sep 9, 2022. Since it is titled “ Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points”, I guess you can perhaps say that there is a clue there within the name regarding the content.

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