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Helping households stay warm and well in the colder months

The weather is turning colder … Hampshire County Council’s ‘Hitting the Cold Spots’ service is here to help eligible individuals and families in the Hampshire County Council area.  The service includes advice on energy use and money saving tips. Find out more here   http://www.environmentcentre.com/projects/hitting-the-cold-spots/ and please pass on the link to anyone and everyone who might […]

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New Executive Director starts at Winchester Action on Climate Change

WinACC’s new Executive Director is Tom Brenan. Tom is a public interest environmental and planning lawyer, with experience advising communities and organisations including the Environmental Law Foundation (where he also created a network of university advice clinics) and the National Trust. He has studied permaculture and biodynamic horticulture and served as a Director of the […]

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June is Hampshire Clean Air Month

15 June is the first UK National Clean Air Day.  We can all make pledges – what will you do?  If you are a car driver, you could leave your car at home, or walk your children to school.  See other ideas and make your pledge here The whole of June is Hampshire Clean Air Month, […]

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What the election manifestos say about energy and climate change

Carbon Brief provides scientific and policy evidence, analysis and briefing on energy and climate change.  This page summarises the information on energy and climate change and related topics in each of the political party’s General Election manifestos: https://www.carbonbrief.org/election-2017-what-minfestos-say-energy-climate-change   Election 2017: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change  

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Extracting shale gas by fracking – should we be doing it?

Energy Alton recently held an open discussion on the benefits and risks of extracting shale gas by fracking.  A summary of the discussion and Energy Alton’s position is here Shale Gas Statement EA March 2017 A very useful briefing, drawing on independent academic and expert literature is here http://www.cieh.org/Policy/Shale_Gas_and_Fracking.html Energy Alton’s statement acknowledges the serious concern about […]

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