Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tipping point map

A tipping point commonly refers to a critical threshold at which a tiny perturbation can qualitatively alter the state or development of a system. Climate scientist Tim Lenton wrote a paper which is available for free here on the subject.

Insurers Allianz have a nice interactive viewer of where the tipping points are found here. Dealing with risk, insurers appear well ahead of governments!

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