Positive Tipping Points in Practice

Following the Global Tipping Points Conference in September 2022, the Green Futures Network organised a series of workshops to share, explore and test the positive tipping points framework.

Find resources, videos and further links below.



This is an edited video of the Doughnut Economics workshop held on Thursday 24 November 2022 in collaboration with Doughnut Economics Action Lab.
This video gives an overview of positive tipping points, and introduces the framework.
This is an edited video of the Social Movements workshop held on Tuesday 1 November 2022 in collaboration with the Transition Network.
This is an edited video of the Climate-Positive Business workshop held on Wednesday 16 November 2022 in collaboration with Low Carbon Devon.
Prof Tim Lenton introduces the concept of positive tipping points


Positive Tipping Points framework

This is a simplified breakdown of the three stages of the Positive Tipping Points framework, with examples for each category to use when considering your own role in wider systemic change.

FOLU template

Scarlett Benson of the Food & Land Use Coalition shared this table template for working through potential triggers, feedback loop, and conditions for change.


Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points – paper explainer (climate tipping points)

World on brink of five ‘disastrous’ climate tipping points, study finds (Guardian)

Accelerating the 10 Critical Transitions: Positive Tipping Points for Food and Land Use Systems Transformation (FOLU)

Operationalising positive tipping points towards global sustainability (Cambridge University Press)

Positive tipping points for healthier diets and diversified protein supply (FOLU)

Positive Tipping Points – A Key to a Brighter Future (The Inspirer)

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