Tag Archives: critical transition

Bifurcations, balls and balloons

There are some figures that are almost obligatory in any discussion of bifurcations and the related critical transitions or tipping points and early warning signals. As this post is about bifurcations and critical transitions, I will accordingly oblige. The first figure … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on tipping points relevant to Praetorius & Mix (2014)

Tipping points are scary. The response of climate and other environmental systems to external forcing might not be a gradual, reversible change but a flip from one stable state to another. It may be very difficult to reverse this transition. … Continue reading

Posted in climate, Peer reviewed literature | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments