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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.

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Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council are developing a "movement strategy" which will shape how we get about the City for a generation. 

Green House, the environmental think tank, has recently published an essay by Robert Hutchison, WinACC's founder, entitled "This Moment: The Emergency, The Opportunity".

1. Basingstoke Green Week, Saturday 16 to Monday 25 September. 2. A public meeting on Air Pollution, following a recent study showing illegal levels of pollutants in Basingstoke. 3. A workshop to build your own solar powered charger. 4. The Big Green Science Night.

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

Are you interested in standing for election as a trustee at WinACC's AGM on 7 October 2017, or nominating someone else? 

Coming events

October 2017

The main item on the agenda for this meeting is what the group would like to see in the Winchester Movement Strategy. Find out more.

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

The Waste action group aims to promote the ethos of prevent, reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, dispose.

WinACC's Food Action Group aims to promote community food growing and stop food being wasted. 
For more information contact

Current renewable energy systems are unable to consistently balance supply and demand. Chris Miles, Green Energy Business Leader, will explore how to balance supply and demand in our energy system. In this talk, he will look at questions like:

Will batteries solve all our problems?

How long will it takes us to get to unsubsidised renewable power when we want it?

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As 2017 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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