If you sometimes wonder where to start with tackling your own greenhouse gas emissions, WinACC Trustee Bob Whitmarsh has just published a book to help you. 

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It has never been so important to change our habits to reduce our carbon footprints. How can we go about creating such a change?

This WinACC report about transporting fresh food shows that eating seasonal food is better than buying local food, but it is not quite a simple as we would like!

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Located in rural Cheshire, Ashton Hayes is a well knit community of about 1000 people that is aiming to become England's first carbon neutral community. They started their journey in January 2006 and since then they have cut their carbon dioxide emissions by 23%. Their website gives you a flavour. 

Bob Whitmarsh, chair of WinACC's Science and Technology Advisory Panel, has published a report assessing the web-based carbon calculators for individuals to measure their carbon footprint. The report also looks at the different sites that enable groups of people to record, share and compare their energy use. February 2011 

Local individuals, schools and businesses who are reducing their carbon emissions reflect on their hopes and expectations.


Cutting 10% in one year is a bold target, but for most of us it’s an achievable one. 

Visit 1010uk.org to sign up now. Get your organisation, community group and employer to sign up. 

Ideas about practical things you can do to reach the 10:10 target from 10:10 and from WinACC.