Hampshire Climate Action Network met on  29 October 2016 - see notes.

The next meeting will be Sat 6 May 2017 in Winchester. If you want to come, email HCAN@winacc.org.uk

The topics discussed were:

  1. Hampshire elections: Basingstoke will organise a discussion (via email or meeting) on how to make climate change an issue in the local government elections on 4 May 2017 
  2. New building and housing developments: ideas on how to influence developers and Councils to make them low carbon
  3. Community Energy
  4. Air pollution and transport.  WinCC's equipment for a fun “pollution poll” public survey is available to borrow (see what it looks like and findings from 2 Oct). Use monitors to highlight issue and ask for a more thorough survey. Use health reports on air quality to build awareness  
  5. Is it worthwhile to run a Green Week? Lessons from Basingstoke 
  6. Working across Hampshire - how to influence HCC and others
  7. Energy-saving for people on low incomes
  • Sources of info on funding:
    • ask the Environment Centre in Southampton
    • Can get help from the Environment Centre for people in private housing
    • OFGem website – search for Energy Company Obligation
    • WinACC website has info and downloads on zero– and low-cost ways to save energy