The Right Reverend Tim Dakin, Bishop of Winchester, says: “I am pleased to support Winchester Action on Climate Change and the important work which they are doing to raise awareness of the need to tackle climate change."
Come and join the Winchester People's Procession on 29 November in Winchester. Gather in Abbey Gardens Winchester at 10.00 am and walk peacefully to the railway station with banners and music. This should be the largest climate action Winchester has ever seen.
On Sunday 29 November, WinACC expects some 250 people to walk in Winchester People's Procession for Paris. They set off from Abbey Gardens SO23 9BE, adjacent to the Broadway, at 10:00am and end at Winchester Railway Station, from where some will go on the 11.23 train to the People’s March for the Climate in London. The march will be led by WinACC supporters of all ages and a choir singing a climate song specially written for WinACC. There will be short speeches or statements from Winchester City Council , Joy Carter the Vice-chancellor of the University of Winchester and the young people who delivered the letter to 10 Downing Street.
On Friday 27 November, three young supporters of WinACC delivered a letter to 10 Downing Street signed by 750 local people, in support of a strong and binding world-wide plan to tackle disastrous global warming.
In November 2015, WinACC's paper "Station Approach: WinACC notes on the City Council Design Brief " commented on the brief from our perspective with a particular emphasis on transport. Winchester Action on Climate Chnage's paper also summarises some of our thoughts about what we'd want to see in the area.
People all over Hampshire will be making their voices heard on the weekend of 28 and 29 November to keep global warming below 2 degrees C. They are telling the UK Government and around 200 world leaders at the crucial United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris between 30 November and 12 December to set targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions which will be legally binding on all the nations of the world.
2015 is a crucial year for the future of humanity, leading up to the Paris conference in December. This is what you can do to help politicians create a global agreement that will keep global warming below 2°C.
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Amber Rudd announced changes to the direction of Government energy policy in a speech on the 18 November 2015. Read the full text of the speech.
Spanner films "The Age of Stupid" is now available to watch on youtube. Get everyone you know to watch the film which helped inspire the 10:10 carbon reduction campaign.
We can all reduce our carbon footprint by daily choices we make about the food we eat, how it is produced and where it is grown. This latest WinACC report about transporting fresh food (fruit, vegetables and salads) shows that eating seasonal food is a better guide to reducing your carbon footprint than buying local food, but it is not quite a simple as we would like! Read on to find out why you might choose to eat more vegetables than salads in winter. Notes of Food tranport B.