The climate is changing faster than we are — how do we speed up?

The climate is changing faster than we are — how do we speed up?

Rapid economic transition, including widespread behaviour change to sustainable lifestyles, is necessary to live within planetary ecological boundaries and to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees. Find out more

The Rapid Transition Alliance at COP26

The Alliance team and it’s members are attending COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland to spread the message of evidence based hope and call for rapid climate action. Find out more about our COP26 events, resources and initiatives here.

⬆ Andrew Simms talks to COP TV about the need for evidence-based hope ⬆ 

Most Recent Stories

Contribute a story

We want to learn from where, when and how things have changed very quickly. Do you have a story of rapid transition?

They could be from the past or now, and from anywhere in the world. We are interested in all sectors of the economy. They don’t have to be specifically about sustainability, though we’d like you to tell us why they are relevant and what lessons they might offer for rapid transitions to sustainability.


Lessons from Lockdown

Scientists say we have only a few years to stop the planet warming above 1.5C. Can we do it? History is full of examples of rapid change.

We worked with Tamarack Media to produce this video for BBC Ideas.