Fostering 1.5 degrees lifestyles with urban partnerships


The 1.5-Degree Lifestyles report illustrate the scale of the sustainable living challenge and the need for greenhouse gas emission of 80 percent by 2050 counting today’s intensity of lifestyles. Cities are the perfect leverage point for enabling 1.5-degree living. The Future Lifestyles project shows that enabling urban infrastructures and municipal services are necessary to enable 1.5 degree living.

Launch of 1.5-Degree Lifestyles: Towards a Fair Consumption Space for All


In a world with a limited and fast-shrinking global carbon budget, coupled with vast inequalities, how do we allocate the remaining carbon allowance in a manner that is fair while drastically decreasing our footprints within a limited timeframe to avoid irreversible ecological damage? 

Enabling Sustainable Lifestyles in a Climate Emergency


This event will delve into how we can change how we consume and explore how sustainable living can enable circularity. Policy makers will recount how and why some policy strategies have been successfully (or less successfully) implemented.We will also explore the positive externalities of health and well-being that can be achieved when we address environmental issues.

Stockholm+50 | Sustainable Living within 1.5 degrees: innovative pathways to live better and lighter


Evidence shows that all economies will have to adjust lifestyles and consumption levels to live below a 1.5-degree global rise in temperature, while attending to inequality and supporting wellbeing. In essence we need to re-think how we eat, move, live and choose to spend our time and resources. Moreover, we need to re-design the systems (infrastructure, policy, markets, technology, etc.) that support our current ways of living. 

This event, hosted by Hot or Cool Institute and the Go4SDGs initiative, will explore how our future lifestyles need to change and pathways to future sustainable living.

Navigating multiple crises: lessons for sustainability from COVID-19?


The world is currently characterized by multiple global crises, which are highly interconnected and require fundamental, systemic changes to address their underpinning driving forces.

Join the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation for a discussion around the lessons that can be drawn out from crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic in view of ensuring a resilient sustainable future for Europe.

Hearts and Minds: Storytelling and the Climate Crisis

Arena Berlin Berlin, Germany

The Climate Crisis is real. But how do we encourage people to take it serious? How do we move their hearts and minds, connect them to the causes and encourage them to stand up for the solutions? Through excellent storytelling

World Urban Forum 2022

Katowice International Conference Centre plac Sławika i Antalla 1, Katowice, Polen

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanization. WUF11 will be held in the Polish city of Katowice, and we are excited that our Managing Director, Lewis Akenji, has been invited to give the Keynote Speech and Inspirational Thinking at the Opening Ceremony. 

Sufficiency: from a consumer to a sufficient society | World Resource Forum


The World Resource Forum 2023, taking place in Geneva, will propose an engaging and interactive programme to dive into some of the key topics around sustainable resource use, across the three conference tracks of sufficiency, value chains and digitalisation. During the 3-days event, Hot or Cool Institute will join the panel debate titled "Sufficiency: from a consumer to a …

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