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nov 30 2015 : Disruptive change can come quickly, sweeping away management assumptions, upsetting strategic certainties and destroying the organisations founded on them.

But the more dangerous type of change comes slowly, so slowly that those assumptions and certainties stand until it is too late for incumbents to react.

And climate change is the slowest-moving and most dangerous of all.

As Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, put it in a speech in September warning of the financial risks of global warming: “The more we invest with foresight, the less we will regret in hindsight.”