September 2019

74th Session of the UN General Assembly
September 17 - September 30, 2019 | New York, NY, USA

UN General Assembly

New York, NY
September 17 – September 30, 2019

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making, and representative organ of the UN. This year’s General Assembly entails various sub-events aimed at leading discussions around the 2030 agenda, and the Paris Agreements together.

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UN Climate Action Summit

New York, NY
September 23, 2019

The UN Climate Action Summit, being convened by UN Secretary-General, provides an opportunity for redefining people’s relationship with nature. ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ can harness nature’s capacity to reduce emissions, enhance resilience, and can offer a crucial response to climate change and sustainable development at the scale and pace that is needed.

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October 2019

Behavior-Centered Design Challenge
October 4, 2019 | Dickinson, PA, USA

Behavior-Centered Design Challenge

Carlisle PA
Friday, October 4, 2019

Rare invites you to bring your unique skills, experiences, and perspectives to a Behavior-Centered Design Challenge at Dickinson College. Challenge participants, working in teams with direct coaching and partnership from leading behavioral science experts, will create real world solutions to address a specific greenhouse gas emissions challenge facing colleges and universities across the country. Winning teams receive $1,500 and the opportunity to have their concepts highlighted at the BE.Hive on Campus: Climate Change Needs Behavior Change summit at Dickinson College on Saturday, October 5.

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BE.Hive on Campus
October 5, 2019 | Dickinson, PA, USA

BE.Hive on Campus

Carlise, PA
October 5, 2019    •    9:00am – 5:00pm

Rare in collaboration with Dickinson College, presents BE.Hive on Campus: Climate Change Needs Behavior Change. This interactive summit will convene environmental advocates, youth climate activists, sustainability pros, behavioral scientists and other visionary leaders to explore how campus communities can be at the forefront of promoting sustainable behaviors and curbing the climate crisis.

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Behavior-Centered Design for the Environment
October 16 - 17, 2019 | Arlington, VA, USA

Behavior-Centered Design for the Environment

Arlington, VA
October 16 & 17, 2019    •    9:00am – 5:00pm

Want the key to unlocking greater impact from your environmental programs?

Environmental and conservation organizations have deep expertise in the natural sciences. But if human behavior is the biggest threat to the environment, we need a better understanding of what motivates people. Join us for an interactive behavior-centered design training, and gain tools and techniques for moving people toward more sustainable behaviors.

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Our Ocean Norway
October 24 - October 25, 2019 | Oslo, Norway

Our Ocean Conference 2019

Oslo, Norway
October 24 – October 25, 2019

The oceans are under threat from the effects of climate change, pollution, loss of biodiversity and unsustainable use. Safeguarding the oceans for future generations is a shared responsibility and a matter of global urgency. Our Ocean 2019 will highlight the importance of knowledge as the basis of our actions and policies to ensure protection of our oceans, responsible management of marine resources and sustainable future economic growth. The conference will bring together leaders from governments, businesses, civil society and research institutions to share their experience, identify solutions and commit to action for clean, healthy and productive oceans.

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December 2019

UN Climate Change Conference - COP 25
December 2 - December 13, 2019 | Santiago de Chile, Chile

UN Climate Change Conference – COP 25

Santiago de Chile, Chile
December 2 – December 13, 2019

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the international response to climate change. It is a treaty that sets out the basic responsibilities of the 196 Parties (States) plus the European Union to fight climate change.

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Past Events

Prompting Environmental Behavior Change
July 31, 2019 | Washington, DC, USA

Prompting Environmental Behavior Change: from Science to Practice

Hosted by Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Washington, DC
July 31, 2019  |   8:30am-10am

Brett Jenks, Rare CEO and President joined the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for a panel discussion on how to encourage individual’s behavior and decision-making to have beneficial outcomes for the environment.

Global Landscapes Forum
June 22, 2019 | Bonn, Germany

Narratives for Radical Change: Rare at Global Landscapes Forum

Bonn, Germany
June 22, 2019 

Rare Managing Director of Climate & Water, Paula Caballero, spoke before the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn, Germany during a session on the power of narratives to propel change. Caballero, a driving force behind the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), shared her experience shifting the global development narrative from one that divided the world into the haves and have-nots, to a unifying narrative in which all nations and constituencies share responsibility in building a more sustainable world.

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Growing Blue Mozambique
May 23 - May 24, 2019 | Maputo, Mozambique

Growing Blue Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique
May 23 – May 24, 2019

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Webinar: People, Behavior & Vibrant Oceans
May 30, 2019 | Online

Webinar: People, Behavior & Vibrant Oceans

Online
May 30, 2019

Dr. Steve Box, Rare’s Senior Vice President of Fish Forever, and Melissa Wright, oceans lead for Bloomberg Philanthropies, lead a webinar on shifting fishers’ behaviors to help curb overfishing.

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Webinar: Behavior Change for Nature
May 14, 2019 | Online

Webinar: Behavior Change for Nature

Online
May 14, 2019

See how the Behavioural Insights Team and Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment are expanding the conservationist’s toolkit to include the latest insights from leading behavioral science.

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BE.Hive: Climate Change Needs Behavior Change
March 19, 2019 | Washington, DC, USA

BE.Hive: Climate Change Needs Behavior Change

National Geographic, Washington, DC
March 19, 2019  

This day-long summit explored climate change through the lens of human behavior. Co-sponsored by Rare and National Geographic Society, the summit brought together climate experts, behavioral scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, students and others for a conversation about using what we know about human behavior and decision-making to help people reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. It was a day of hope, solutions, and the unexpected.

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