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Climate Crisis Intensifies Dramatically in 2021

In 2007 an organisation  chose its name based on the scientific consensus that 350 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was the uppermost level to avoid a climate tipping point. We are currently just short of 420pp of carbon and the last seven years have been the hottest on record. 2021 is breaking more records of extreme weather events and the rate of climate change is occurring faster than scientists have predicted. We have clearly passed the tipping point and the impacts are increasingly obvious. Here is an attempt at an overview, using reputable links (click on them for more detail), of what we are experiencing in 2021 as we move well beyond the tipping point towards a climate armageddon: RATE OF CHANGE Faster pace of change is 'scary', former chief scientist says. New Study Warns: We have underestimated the pace at which the Arctic is melting New study warns that sea levels will rise faster than expected Loss of ice, melting of permafrost and other climate