Advancing knowledge on potential tipping elements
More than 300 participants from academia, policymaking, and the general public attended the first event in the new discussion series on tipping points, convened by AIMES, Earth Commission, Future Earth, and The WCRP Safe Landing Climates Lighthouse Activity. They also brainstormed on future research questions and knowledge gaps (MIRO board).
- An update on tipping elements in the climate system – Timothy Lenton
- Extreme events in a changing climate: Insights from the IPCC AR6 – Sonia Seneviratne
- Q&A/ Discussion
Moderated by Ricarda Winkelmann (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Earth Commissioner) and Steven Sherwood (University of New South Wales on behalf of WCRP).The introductory event also outlined the Tipping Element Model Intercomparison Project (TipMip) to support efforts for increasing consistency in the treatment of tipping elements in the scientific community.
The recording of this event is provided below.