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Tackling tipping points

Professor Tim O’Riordan FBA and Professor Tim Lenton explain the importance of ‘tipping points’ in understanding convulsive change in the world, and offer a manifesto for creating ‘benign’ tipping points to prepare us for future shocks. The British Academy and Royal Society seminar on ‘Tipping Points’ was held at the Kavli Centre on 13-14 April 2011.

• Tim O’Riordan and Tim Lenton

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 18 (Summer 2011).