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A gift for transformation

We are delighted to have received funding from the Norwegian foundation, Sparebankstiftelsen DNB, for a project that will build capacity in people who want to contribute to sustainability transformations.Read More

Transformations workshop with Chilean ministry

The new government of the Republic of Chile is working for an ecological constitution and the potential is enormous for restoring nature and bringing about transformative change. We got a glimpse into what they burn for and how they will create deep and lasting change.Read More

RegenNarration podcast

How does conscious social transformation happen? How do we engage the highest leverage points? How do we take care of each other in the process? And can this really enable us to achieve the 1.5 degree Paris Agreement target?Read More

Award for research excellence

cCHANGE’s co-founder Karen O’Brien is the recipient of the 2019 Research Excellence Award from the American Association of Geographers’ Human Dimensions of Global Change Specialty Group.Read More

Food Forever interview

Karen O’Brien was interviewed for the recently published award-winning recipe book, Food Forever. She spoke about the important role chefs play in sustainability transformations.Read More

Hal Wilhite with hard-hitting new book

A new book has caught our attention. In it author Professor Harold Wilhite explains how our unsustainable behaviours emerged from the values of capitalism, and why those behaviours remain just so difficult to change. Simen Pettersen in cCHANGE interviewed Professor Wilhite on the matter.Read More

What is your worldview?

Worldviews are the very foundation for how we view global problems and solutions. Take a 7 minute worldview-test, developed by Annik de Witt, and learn more about your own worldview.Read More

New report on biodiversity and transformations

How can we bring about equitable and ethical transformations that support a sustainable and thriving world? Read our new report on biodiversity, climate change and transformations for the Norwegian Environment Agency where we take a closer look at transformative change in response to the interrelated issues of climate change and biodiversity loss.Read More

Being change

What do universal values, listening and speaking have to do with sustainability? Last week, Dr. Monica Sharma explored embodying the change you want to see with participants during our first session of ‘Transformational Leadership for Sustainability’ in Oslo.Read More

A Gift for a Change

Special day at work! cCHANGE just received a gift of NOK 700 000 from the Savings Bank Foundation DNB. The funds will be used to engage and empower children and youth in climate solutions. Read More


MEET THE STARTUPS is Vibbio’s video series on notable Norwegian start-ups. The latest installment features an excellent bite-sized introduction to cCHANGE. We want to inspire and engage people as the solution to climate change. If you have a minute (and six seconds) to view the YouTube video!Read More

COAL Prize 2016

Is climate change a cultural challenge, one that requires imaginative and creative responses capable of transforming the current environmental paradigm? The COAL Prize seeks to answer that question.Read More

cCHALLENGE 2016 is on!

Today 20 participants will begin an experiment with change. This cCHALLENGE not only coincides with the launch of the new cchallenge.no website, but it is also being pitched as one of 12 climate solutions for the city of Oslo.Read More

Game changing book

Our close partner, leadership development expert Monica Sharma, draws on more than twenty years of working for the UN and beyond to present a radical new approach to leadership.Read More

Breakfast seminar in Oslo

Join Oslo climate leader Heidi Sørensen and renowned climate change researchers Profs. Kevin Anderson and Karen O´Brien for a free breakfast seminar discussing the possibilities for radical emissions reductions in Oslo. Read More

cCHANGE Down Under Tour

It started with an invitation to talk at a world music festival in Adelaide, Australia. And the result is a cCHANGE tour of Australia talking about adaptation, transformation, and people as the solution to climate change. Read More

A climate scientist in a time of crisis

The Norwegian paper Klassekampen recently did an interview featuring Karen O’Brien. Karen is reflecting on how she ended up as a climate scientist and in Norway, and her passion for transformation toward sustainability. With permission from Klassekampen read the full interview. Read More

What if…

In a WIREs opinion piece, O’Brien suggests that we may be underestimating our capacity to transform society at the rate and scale that is called for by climate change science and mandated by the 2015 Paris Agreement.Read More

Reflections on change

The cCHALLENGE project is in its final week after 30 days of change experiments. In this article Karen O´Brien writes about the power of experience and reflections, and how this relates to the cCHALLENGE journey.Read More