Upcoming EventIs your business ready for the 1.5 climate target?
Is your business wanting to help in the transition to a zero carbon economy? Come to this event to share your experience, network and learn from others in a...
The Rapid Transition team and it’s members often speak at and host events on the topic of rapid transition and climate action. Please do come along if you can, and let us know if you are hosting an event and would like to collaborate with us.
6 April Leaving the 20th Century: A day of new politics to shape a better future, Compass, London
Share thoughts with some of the finest politicians and thinkers who have all been practicing and advocating 21st-century politics for a day of listening, learning, inspiration, innovation and – yes – transformation!
3 May Climate Emergency Solutions Summit, Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth
A unique one-day event exploring what a zero carbon future could look like, and how we make it happen.
The day combines presentations, discussion and activities. Themed workshops will include: Psychology, Wellbeing and Change, Making Peace with Nature, Climate Emergency policy demands, New Economy strategies.
11 May How to be hopeful about climate change (3.30-4.45 PM) at The Festival of Debate, Sheffield
Led by Andrew Simms of the Rapid Transition Alliance, this talk is part of a themed day of events focused on the theme of ‘Our Planet’. You can see the full programme in the link above.
6 June, How to save the World – Bankjob, London
Climate breakdown is a symptom of our broken economic system. How do we fix it and in turn save the world? Come together in the bank, in front of an exploded van to look at ways of moving the economy rapidly away from dependence on fossil fuels and financial speculation.
17-18 June Reporting 3.0 2019 Conference – Implementing Thriveable Transformation, Rotterdam
Reporting 3.0 serves as a global platform to scout out and accelerate reporting innovations that help to bring the global economy onto a sustainable path and to make a green, inclusive and open economy reality.
29 June,1pm, Glastonbury, Greenfields
Does Glastonbury need describing? We think not.
Hear Andrew’s interview with Extinction Rebellion- live from Glastonbury.
18th July Stir to Action Festival – A Playground for the New Economy, Frome
The Stir to Action Festival will be a unique three days of inspiring conversations, participatory theatre, virtual reality experiences, live podcasts, interactive workshops, idea surgeries, live crowdfunding, sustainable food, craft beer, and, of course, live music!
1- 4 August Green Gathering, Chepstow
The Green Gathering festival runs on a non-profit basis, created by a community of people who love festivals, are passionate about the environment and social justice, and want to share our passions as widely as possible.
14th September 2019 (10am – 5pm) Climate Emergency Conference – Raising Ambition, Bloomsbury Central Baptists Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8EP
A one-day conference for those looking to act on the climate emergency.
27 September (2pm-5pm) Is your business ready for the 1.5 climate target? at the Carbon Trust, London
Is your business wanting to help in the transition to a zero carbon economy? Come to this event to share your experience, network and learn from others in a safe space for reflection and engagement about the challenges of rapid transition for business.
Past EventRapid Transition at Glastonbury
Glastonbury 2019 had a distinctly green feel about it, and we’re not just talking about the swathes of countryside occupied by festival revellers. For the...
Past EventLaunch of the Rapid Transition Alliance
The launch of the Rapid Transition Alliance coincides with the start of the 2018 international climate negotiations (COP24). As well as introducing the...
Past EventRapid Transitions: How did we do that?
In the face of environmental crises and global inequality, how can we work together for more sustainable futures? What can we learn from great transitions...
Past EventAndrew Simms speaks at the Meaning 2018 Conference
The Meaning Conferences highlight the critical role that business can play in innovating and piloting new methods, approaches and ways of working to...
Past EventOn the stories we need to tell for a rapid transition to a low carbon economy- Metis talk by Andrew Simms
Andrew told the audience at the Metis event in London that whilst we are often told to expect the end of the world, rapid change is possible and has to...
Past EventOn the global politics of transformation to a green future- Metis talk by Peter Newell
Peter gave a talk about the politics of transformation to a green future at the Metis event in London. He outlines the need to accelerate and scale up...