The UK is committed to keeping global warming well below 2°C, as well as to cutting emissions by 80% by 2050 relative to 1990.

These targets can only be achieved if immediate action is taken by governments at all levels, including at local government level, and by individuals and businesses.

Incredible Edible Winchester and Ruth Kirby, the Community Champion for Winchester Tesco Extra, planted apple and plum trees at Winnall Primary School on 20 April, ably assisted by some of the pupils.

Incredible Edible Winchester, WinACC’s food action group is delighted to announce it has bagged £4,000 from a Tesco funding scheme.

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help funding initiative, which sees grants raised from carrier bag sales being awarded to thousands of local community projects every year.

WinACC (Winchester Action on Climate Change) and Winchester Friends of the Earth are holding an open event on 28 November to consider how we can make Winchester’s air cleaner, greener and safer.

WinACC (Winchester Action on Climate Change) and Winchester Friends of the Earth are holding an open event on 28 November to consider how we can make Winchester’s air cleaner, greener and safer.

Kings Worthy residents have spent the last two years working on a community-centred energy reduction project.  This culminates in a community Big Switch Off between 6 – 7pm on Sunday 19th November.  Residents are signing up via Facebook, websites and community sign-up points to use as little electricity as possible for just one hour. 

A new report highlights that Winchester District’s greenhouse gas emissions actually decreased over the decade  2005-2015.

On Sunday 6 August, environmental campaigners in Winchester said goodbye to outgoing Director Chris Holloway and welcomed Tom Brenan (pictured below, right) as the new head of Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC).

Local climate activists marked National Clean Air Day on 15 June with criticisms of the government’s draft plan for tackling air quality “Improving air quality in the UK: Tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities”.

 According to climate charity Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC), the government’s proposals are far too modest, and the timetable too slow.

Kings Worthy residents have been enjoying easy fun ways to make a difference to climate change. 

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