Evidence based hope - how do we change faster than the climate?

Evidence based hope - how do we change faster than the climate?

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

Major polluters melting the snow of the winter sports they sponsor

A new report from Badvertising and New Weather Sweden identifies a minimum of 107 high carbon sponsorship deals within winter sports, despite its increasing vulnerability to climate change and rising global temperatures.

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Unfit, Unfair, Unfashionable: Resizing fashion for a fair consumption space

A new report links changes in fashion lifestyles to measurable impacts on climate change, in line with the aspirational target of the Paris Agreement to keep the average global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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The Reset Series

The Reset series explores the lessons from the global pandemic on two vital areas for rapid transition: over consumption and unnecessary travel. Our set of downloadable short briefings focus on the period we are living through for scalable, rapid change – evidence-based hope for the future. 

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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.