2014 and 2015 were the hottest years since records began in 1850. February 2016 had the highest monthly temperature anomaly ever seen relative to the average from 1951-1980 and broke the record set by the previous month.These startling observations caused scientists to take a new look at the 15-year, so-called hiatus in global warming that appears to have started in 1998.
An all-party Parliamentary group has been set up to look at whether economic growth is always a good thing or whether there are environmental and social limits beyond which further growth is too risky. Find out more
An amusing video about Hinkley Point C nuclear power station focussing on the economic case by Robert Llewellyn who supports nuclear power, just not Hinkley Point C
The entries in the Winchester Station Approach Design Competition will be on display in Winchester Guildhall for a week starting 9 May, including the competition winner’s.
Sparsholt College's planning application was rejected 7 votes to 1 at the Winchester City Council Planning Committee on Thursday 21 April, even though the Planning Department recommended approval.
WinACC will be given the profits from the sales of "This changes everything", a conceptual album of original music on climate change, to be released on 3 June by Splendid Fred, The University of Winchester’s own record label. Please buy it when it's released - available on iTunes.
The Re:Design exhibition at Winchester Guildhall from 26 to 30 April is an exciting showcase of useful and attractive items for home or work, all made from resources that are usually thrown away. Children and people of all ages made the items on display as entries for The Great Waste Re:Design challenge “making waste into something wonderful” .
Dresses made by students from local colleges and schools at the Re:Design launch will also be on shown, including the winning dress from Kings School.
Tell the politicians that climate change is a key issue for you in the elections. Ask them: What will you do to cut the carbon footprint of the district and make our energy renewable?
Incredible Edible Winchester is pleased to offer a "Gardeners' Question Time - growing the low carbon way" on Tuesday 17 May, 7:30pm to 9:15pm at The Winchester Club, Highfield Lodge, Worthy Lane, Winchester, SO23 7AB
The evening will offer help and advice from an expert panel from Sparsholt Agricultural college, Hillers, Winchester Horticultural Society, The Goodlife Centre and Friends of the Earth.
The Re:Design exhibition is an exciting showcase of all items were entered into the Great Waste Re:Design challenge – “making waste into something wonderful”. Also on display dresses made by local colleges and schools during our October launch event and items from the popular Trash to Treasure exhibition.
The exhibition will be open at the following time and locations: