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Risk tipping points

The 2023 Interconnected Disaster Risks report analyses six interconnected risk tipping points, representing immediate and increasing risks across the world.

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A risk tipping point is reached when the systems that we rely on for our lives and societies cannot buffer risks and stop functioning like we expect it to.

Today, we are moving close to the brink of multiple risk tipping points. Human actions are behind this rapid and fundamental change to the planet, driving us towards potential catastrophe.

Luckily, we are able to see the danger ahead of us. Changing our behaviours and priorities can shape a path towards a bright, sustainable and equitable future.

Explore the risk tipping points from the 2023 report