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What WinACC does

Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) works to cut the carbon footprint of Winchester district. We are local residents, businesses and policy-makers, working together to tread more lightly on the planet. Together, we can create a better future.

To join us please email membership@winacc.org.uk

To subscribe to WinACC News please email subscribe@winacc.org.uk

To find out about our events please email events@winacc.org.uk

To join an Action Group please email engage@winacc.org.uk

Latest news

On National Clean Air Day, WinACC and partners created opportunities for people to learn more about the relationship between clean air and the health of people and the planet, find out what's been done and make their views known. The materials from the event will be accessible here shortly.

WinACC's Transport Action Group invited people to tell is how much they walk, comment on the route between Winchester Station and the Buttercross in the High St, and give us ideas about how to improve walking in Winchester town.

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 Kirkby, 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.

WinACC welcomes much in the latest plans for the Winchester Station area, and asks for changes to make sure the development contributes to a lower carbon Winchester

Coming events

June 2018

WinACC (Winchester Action on Climate Change) and the University of Winchester are delighted to be hosting WWF's Picture England exhibition. Featuring photographs, text and the landscape paintings of Jane Skingley, the exhibition presents a positive vision of our countryside in the face of climate change.

Hampshire Climate Action Network workshop on air quality and air monitoring. For people who are active in their community on air quality. 

Programme

10:30 Arrival & refreshments

11.00 Introduction and aims of the day

11.10 Agenda-setting 

11.45 Short presentation followed by discussion on:

July 2018

The Food action group aims to promote community food growing and stop food being wasted. For more information contact food@winacc.org.uk.

The  Built Environment and Transport Action Group aims to influence urban design and the built environment, including transport and movement around Winchester and district in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions both direct and indirect. Contact transport@winacc.org.uk or BEG@winacc.org.uk.

Donate to WinACC

As 2018 brings uncertainty and political turmoil, WinACC needs your help to keep the light of hope shining in the dark. Please give as much as you can today.

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