August 2014

10 August 2014

Research in the USA has concluded that, over 20 years, both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas effect than do either coal or oil. A 20-year timescale was used since this is close to the period starting now over which humanity has to drastically cut emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

10 August 2014

Research in the USA has concluded that, over 20 years, both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas effect than do either coal or oil. A 20-year timescale was used since this is close to the period starting now over which humanity has to drastically cut emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

8 August 2014

Do you love or hate your local tip? Do you want to see some changes to the way the Household Recycling Centres work in Hampshire. Now is your chance. Hampshire want your views on the HRCs up until the 22nd of August. Act now or forever hold your peace!
http://www3.hants.gov.uk/waste-and-recycling/hwrc-consultation.htm

3 August 2014

Our August open meeting was an informal chance to share stories about what we've all been doing and celebrate our successes.

Several WinACC supporters told their stories of reducing their use of fossil fuels at home.

Ewan Simmonds shared his gas and electricity use data over 10 years.

Dan Fish talked about cutting out fossil fuel entirely in the New Forest.

3 August 2014

At WinACC's open meeting on 2 August 2014, Ewan Simmonds shared his data on gas and electricty consumption over the years, showing the impact of installing solar water heating, solar PV and a new boiler. Here is a pdf of his data.

July 2014

30 July 2014

Sparsholt College has applied for planning approval for a 74 metre, 500 kW, wind turbine at Sparsholt College. Please support it before 13 August by clicking here or sending an email

25 July 2014

Government stops GD Home Improvement Fund!

20 July 2014

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has recently (June 2014) published its third report containing estimates of the shale gas and oil resources of parts of Britain. The reports can be found at the links below and the table provides a summary of published estimates to date.

                                 Oil (million barrels)      Gas (trillion cubic feet)

                                  Min/ Median / Max    Min / Median / Max

20 July 2014

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has recently (June 2014) published its third report containing estimates of the shale gas and oil resources of parts of Britain. The reports can be found at the links below and the table provides a summary of published estimates to date.

                                 Oil (million barrels)      Gas (trillion cubic feet)

                                  Min/ Median / Max    Min / Median / Max

16 July 2014

The presentation from the Centre for Sustainable Energy, presented to a workshop in Winchester 14 July 2014.

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