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SysRisk has produced a final project report, which was presented to an audience of case study participants and wider stakeholders in December 2021. A number of academic papers are being prepared for publication and will also appear here.

SysRisk Final Report, December 2021

SysRisk Final Report Presentation Event, 16 December 2021

Related reading

A selection of other reports on complex / systemic risk which may be of interest:

Adler C, Hadorn G (2014) The IPCC and treatment of uncertainties: Topics and sources of dissensus. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Clim Chang 5:663–676. 

Aven T, Renn O (2015) An Evaluation of the Treatment of Risk and Uncertainties in the IPCC Reports on Climate Change. Risk Anal 35:701–712. 

Bradshaw C, Ehrlich P, Beattie A, et al (2021) Response: Commentary: Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future. Front Conserv Sci 1:615419. 

Brooks D, Hober E, Boager W, et al (2020) Before The Pandemic Ends: Making Sure This Never Happens Again. World Complex Sci Acad J 1:1–10. 

Buldyrev S, Parshani R, Paul G, et al (2010) Catastrophic cascade of failures in interdependent networks. Nature 464:1025–1028. 

Cabinet Office (2017) National Risk Register Of Civil Emergencies. London. Available from: 

Challinor A, Benton T (2021) International Dimensions. In: Betts R, Haward A, Pearson K (eds) The Third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Technical Report. Climate Change Committee, London. Available from: 

Goldstein J, Tallis H, Linou N, et al (2019) Bigger Change Faster: Integrated development, health, and environment actions for a sustainable future. Available online

Harmáčková Z, Blättler L, Aguiar A, et al (2021) Linking multiple values of nature with future impacts: value-based participatory scenario development for sustainable landscape governance. Sustain Sci. 

Hildén M, Lahn G, Carter T, et al (2020) Cascading Climate Impacts: A New Factor in European Policy-Making. 

Hilton S, Baylon C (2020) Risk Management in the UK: What can we learn from COVID-19 and are we prepared for the next disaster? Cambridge. Available from: 

HM.Government (2018) UK Biological Security Strategy. London. Available from: 

Kuokkanen A, Mikkilä M, Kuisma M, et al (2017) The need for policy to address the food system lock-in: A case study of the Finnish context. J Clean Prod 140:933–944. 

Ord T, Mercer A, Dannreuther S, et al (2021) Future Proof: the opportunity to transform the UK’s resilience to extreme risks. Available from: 

School of International Futures (2021) A National Strategy for the Next Generations. Available from: 

Shallowe A, Szymczyk A, Firebrace E, et al (2020) A Stitch in Time? Realising the value of futures and foresight. Available from: 

Sharpe S, Mercure J-F, Vinuales J, et al (2021) Deciding how to decide : Risk-opportunity analysis as a generalisation of cost-benefit analysis. Available online

Tallis H, Kreis K, Olander L, et al (2019) Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment. Curr Opin Environ Sustain 39:81–93.

Tallis H, Kreis K, Olander L, et al (2017) Collaborative Practitioner’s Guide: Principles and Guidance for Cross-sector Action Planning and Evidence Evaluation. Washington DC. 

United Nations (2019) Development Report 2019: The Future Is Now – Science For Achieving Sustainable Development. New York. Available from: 

Warnell K, Olander L, Mason S (2018) Ecosystem Services Conceptual Model Application: Bureau of Land Management Solar Energy Development. National Ecosystem Services Partnership Conceptual Model Series No. 2. Durham NC. Available from: 

World Economic Forum (2021) The Global Risks Report 2021: 16th Edition. Geneva.