Local climate projects
WinACC's Cool Communities - have a good time and cut your carbon footprint by 2,500 kilos in six weeks. Buy the Cool Communities Handbook or find out more from firstname.lastname@example.org.
What do the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis, the Dalai Lama, Islamic leaders from 20 countries, the Religious Society of Friends, and a rabbinic letter from 333 rabbis have in common? They are calling on us to take climate change seriously.
The 2016/2017 campaign to increase walking in Winchester District.
SAVE is a two year project funded by Ofgem, the energy industry regulator, to research the best method of communicating energy reduction messages to the public.
WinACC is working with the SELFCITY project that is exploring ‘grassroots’ responses to climate change in the UK, Germany and Netherlands.
Winchester 2020 aims to influence the creation of a low carbon, sustainable Winchester city with high quality urban design.
WinACC's draft plan for the financial year 2017-2018 puts more emphasis on how we influence the infrastructure of Winchester District. Please have a look and let us know your thoughts.
Hampshire County Council is reviewing how it consults and involves communities and others about planning for minerals, waste and County Council development in their local area. See link to consultation page.
The Journey Hampshire workplaces project is working with businesses across Hampshire trying to get them traveling more sustainably. There are lots of ways they do this and many are specifically tailored to the organisation. Free service available to March 2017.
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.
At our open meeting on 5 February 2016, people recommended the following top priorities for the year:
We are all looking for happiness and research shows that our sense of wellbeing and happiness is strongly linked to our feeling of being connected to people. Modern lifestyles do not lend themselves to getting to know your neighbours or colleagues well.
On average, each person in the UK is responsible for the emission of the equivalent of around 12.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year. However, carbon emissions per person in the Winchester district are about 12% higher than the national average, probably due to a higher standard of living.