"Sam Wormley" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:NZmdnRc8FfuuTPPPnZ2dnUVZ_soAAAAA@giganews.com... > Guy McPherson-"How Do We Act in the Face of Climate Chaos?" >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEGlYXumguI#t=17 > >> Published on Oct 20, 2013 >> The rate of climate change clearly has gone beyond linear..
What mechanism[s] cause[s] the relationship between a cause and an effect to go from linear to exponential?
It would be useful to use this mechanism to modify many relationships.
Positive feedback can be used to do this, but at some point, the cause/effect relationship breaks down, and the system just oscillates.