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Abrupt climate change in the Arctic

Semantic arguments about the definition of 'tipping points' are distracting attention away from the causes and impacts of climate change in the Arctic.

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This is a contribution to the Arctic Tipping Points project ( funded by FP7 of the European Union (contract #226248).

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Duarte, C., Lenton, T., Wadhams, P. et al. Abrupt climate change in the Arctic. Nature Clim Change 2, 60–62 (2012).

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