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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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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.

Could you lead Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC)? Send your application to chair@winacc.org.uk before the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 7 April 2017. More details....

To keep global warming below 2 degrees, we need action locally as well as globally. 

Climate change is too important to be a party political issue. We must make the planet safer for future generations and for all life on earth - animal, plant and human. 

Eco Church is A Rocha UK’s award scheme for churches in England and Wales who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for God’s earth. WinACC will do all we can to support churches in Winchester District. We can supply materials, quizzes, games for community events, ideas, speakers - just get in touch.

The Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) has produced a reflection pack for WWF-UK to support churches and other places of worship wishing to take part in Earth Hour.

Coming events

March 2017

Join this global movement at 8.30pm on Saturday 25 March. Sign up, switch out your lights and show you want action on climate change and to help protect our beautiful planet.

Please note this event is organised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (not WinACC).

One of series of talks organised by the Hoare Centre for Responsible Management, in conjunction with the Winchester Business School (WBS) at Winchester University.

Jonathon Porritt on "Hope and Despair in the Foothills of the Anthropocene"

Dr Karen Blakeley of the WBS says:

April 2017

Winchester Action on Climate Change invites you to back BREATHE, for better air, transport, health and environment.

Come to the launch of BREATHE on Saturday, 1 April 2017 at 10:30am to 12:00 at St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook St, Winchester, SO23 9LH. All welcome.

At the meeting you choose the first three BREATHE calls for action, collect a poster for your window, materials for your neighbours, and plan your own BREATHE action.

What is BREATHE?

ALFI (the Alton Local Food Initiative) and Energy Alton will be showing the film “Project Wild Thing”, followed by an informal discussion, at 7.30 pm in Alton Maltings Centre.  Produced by The Wild Network, this film is helping to lead a movement which encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature.  Free event, donations welcome.

Donate to WinACC

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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