Talking Transition

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.


Upcoming events- January 2020- June 2020

Landscape Innovation Conference, 23 February

University of Sussex, Falmer.

Sussex Wildlife Trust & University of Sussex are hosting a multi-stakeholder conference at University of Sussex, Falmer Campus. Find out more here.

Transition Song, 28 February

Venue TBC, Oxford

Andrew will be hosting an evening of stories and music about rapid transition, featuring live music from the rapid transition band.

Human Nature, 29th February

The Boiler House, 152 Brick Lane, E15RU London.

Today, the way we see ourselves in the world is a dark tale, one in which a separation from nature, spirit, and wisdom has caused a rift in inter-human and human-Earth relations. Our world is made of stories. How might we envision a new one in a time of crisis? Andrew will speaking at the event, exploring how humans have told their collective story throughout the ages, and what kind of story we need now.

Find out more here.

Future Build, 3 March

ExCel, London 

Pete will be speaking at the ‘Who’s in charge of the climate crisis?’ session which will explore the great transition, the fundamental transformation that we will need to effect to meet the climate crisis and will invite input from the audience.

Transition Song, 18 March

Venue TBC, Tooting, London

Andrew will be hosting an evening of stories and music about rapid transition, featuring live music from the transition band.

Earth Day, 22 April

Platform 9 , Hove Town Hall, Brighton

Pete will be speaking about the divestment movement and rapid transition.

First PEGASOS Workshop – Frontiers in modeling fossil fuels phase-out and stranded assets: a political economy perspective, 17-18 February 

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Potsdam, Germany.

Frontiers and modelling Fossil Fuel phase out and stranded assets, Berlin-The workshop will be hosted by MCC, PIK, WWU and DIW and takes place within the PEGASOS project, which analyzes the political economy of a global coal phase-out. Pete will be speaking at the event.

Folke Mødet 10-15 June

Allinge, Bornholm, Denmark.

Andrew will be speaking at the festival in Denmark.

Glastonbury 2020, 24-28 June

Worthy Farm, Glastonbury 

Andrew will be appearing at the festival to spread the rapid transition message.



Past events

Past Event

Is 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...

Past Event

Launch 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 Event

Rapid 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 Event

Rapid 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...