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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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Our response aims to improve the rail service in Winchester district to encourage people to travel by train instead of road. Read our response.

Can you make something wonderful from waste this half term?

Get designing and join the Re: Design challenge. Your winning design could end up in an exhibition or on the cat walk during Winchester Fashion Week. Make sure you get your entry in by 11 March.

Please support Sparsholt College's planning application for renewable energy at Sparsholt College. More details and a link to make it easy to send your views to the planners.

In January 2016, in the wake of the Paris Climate Conference, Winchester City Council issued a press release on local progress towards reducing carbon emissions, saying: 

The outcome from the Conference was that almost 200 countries agreed that the world needs to keep global warming below 2˚C.

Links to 2015 commitments to Twelve Actions for a Lower Carbon Council; 2015 report Working Towards a Lower Carbon District; 2014 Route Map for a Low Carbon Economy; 2014 Community Strategy; and more ...

Coming events

February 2016

Our Science and Technology Advisory Panel makes sure that all WinACC's work is based on up-to-date and robust scientific and technical evidence.

For more information on this group click here or contact

Chaired by Bob Whitmarsh.

The Waste action group aims to promote the ethos of
  • Prevent
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Recover
  • Dispose
For more information contact
Chaired by James Miller.

Visit Transition Town Romsey's Trash to Treasure exhibition and workshops challenging the way we look at waste and how waste materials can be used to make beautiful and useful objects.

A well known Church figure, with regular TV and radio appearances, The Revd Richard Coles will be in conversation with University of Winchester Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Elizabeth Stuart. Revd Coles is also a board member of Northampton Community Energy Scheme, building a green power station for the town's new enterprise zone. Promises to be a fascinating and entertaining evening. Part of the University of Winchester's Enterprise Lecture series. 

Tuesday 23 February, 6.00pm

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