Climate 'tipping points' could push us past the point-of-no-return after less than 2 degrees of warming

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As regards to climate change per the article, we seem as a species to be on the proverbial "horns of a dilemma". We're damned if we cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 from the viewpoint living standards, and if we don't the viewpoint is chaos, mass migrations, starvation, wars and a significant reduction in complex life forms. Perhaps a bit too draconian to bolster a viewpoint and an agenda? Face it without technological options/alternatives people will not change and neither will their nations.
 
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As regards to climate change per the article, we seem as a species to be on the proverbial "horns of a dilemma". We're damned if we cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 from the viewpoint living standards, and if we don't the viewpoint is chaos, mass migrations, starvation, wars and a significant reduction in complex life forms. Perhaps a bit too draconian to bolster a viewpoint and an agenda? Face it without technological options/alternatives people will not change and neither will their nations.
We passed one of those simulated tipping points back in 1997-98 (a major El-Nino and La-Nina, both entirely natural). And nothing dreadful has yet taken place. Global temperatures have not risen as predicted. You are correct that we cannot rapidly cut our carbon fuel emissions to zero by 2050 without devastating social and economic results. The pandemic travel lockdowns made that clear. On the other hand, we cannot reach Net-zero by lowering the CO2 in the atmosphere enough to lower the temperature. The direct-air-capture and geological storage of CO2 under pressure is not able to capture even one part-per-million. The best way forward, regardless, is innovative adaptation to whatever the climate does. Mitigations cannot work.
 
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Standard model and QM simulations can not stir plasma in a pot.

Space-time gravitational simulations can not orbit multiple objects.

These are our best proved theories. And our simulations do not work.

Why would anyone believe climate simulations? Even one day predictions have error. And the further the prediction the more the error. Or a tipping point theory. This atmosphere is controlled by a biomass, not a probability equation. It's a living dynamic and therefore a self correcting/adapting dynamic. Just like a life form. A living atmosphere.

The planet's increase in atmospheric CO2, could just as well be a blessing. What ever the change is, it will be slow. Plenty of time to adapt.

Governments using climate change to regulate activity, it a real crime against humanity. And the perfect vehicle for academia and the politicians to abuse.

Mix this with academic social theories that have never worked.

And you get a delusional and miserable generation.
 
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After less than 2 degrees of warming? The pre-industrial temperature (around 1900) is said to have been 14°C. when the Northern hemisphere was 14.6°C. The global average between 1951 and 1980 was 15°C. At the end of 2016 it was 14.83°C. It seems to have slowed down. Maybe the tipping point threshold was not reached. Sliding back?
 

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