Is it possible to create an early warning system that would let us know when we're approaching a tipping point in cilmate change? The National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies of Science thinks so and in a recently released report advocates for the creation of such a warning system. In "Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change," researchers highlight the need for more study on the pace of climate change and how we can respond if the timescale of change is moved from centuries to decades or less. Read More