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Positive tipping points in a rapidly warming world

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The challenge of meeting the UNFCCC CoP21 goal of keeping global warming ‘well below 2 °C and to pursue efforts towards 1.5 °C’ (‘the 2–1.5 °C target’) calls for research efforts to better understand the opportunities and constraints for fundamental transformations in global systems dynamics which currently drive the unsustainable and inequitable use of the Earth's resources. To this end, this research reviews and introduces the notion of positive tipping points as emergent properties of syst...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.cosust.2018.01.012

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Tàbara, JD More by this author
Frantzeskaki, N More by this author
Hölscher, K More by this author
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Grant:
IMPRESSIONS-Impacts and Risks from High-End Scenarios: Strategies for Innovative Solutions (www.impressions-project.eu; EC FP7/2007-2013 grant no. 603416)
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Journal website
Volume:
31
Pages:
120-129
Publication date:
2018-03-03
Acceptance date:
2018-01-31
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ISSN:
1877-3435
Pubs id:
pubs:829762
URN:
uri:95dfa708-ea1a-46f0-bf98-b0294f076abe
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uuid:95dfa708-ea1a-46f0-bf98-b0294f076abe
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pubs:829762

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