From Sat 24th September to Sun 2nd October, we’re hoping to see lots of events around the Borough, celebrating action on climate and sending a message to the politicians that we really care about the linked issues of cutting greenhouse gas emissions, protecting biodiversity and tackling waste and pollution. Our Green Week is part ofContinue reading “Havant Borough Big Green Week”
We’re hoping lots of schools will want to get involved with the Havant Borough Big Green Wee 24/9 to 2/10. You can find loads of ideas from the Climate Coalition here. Another excellent source of ideas is Global Dimension which links to loads of different groups including thse focusing on poorer countries (which of courseContinue reading “Great ideas for teaching about climate and the environment.”
This Autumn we’ll be organising our second Havant Borough Big Green Week Could your place of worship organise a special service? A display? A coffee morning? a display? Videos? A speaker? There are lots of resources including the Climate Emergency Toolkit which guides your church or Christian organisation through simple but powerful actions that haveContinue reading “Resources on the Climate for Faith Groups”
Did you know that the typical household drill is used for less than 20 minutes in its lifetime? What if instead of buying things we could borrow them instead? A Library of Things is a place where you can do just that. Solent Remade is on a mission to bring a Library of Things toContinue reading “A Library of Things for Havant”
The elections for Havant and Hampshire councillors are a key moment to get candidates thinking about the climate emergency and the action which needs to be taken. If you are meeting with candidates do grill them on their plans to cut carbon and involve the public. We are sending a pledge card to all theContinue reading “Local elections 5th May 2022”
We’re launching our Big Green Week Children’s Art Competition 2022 sponsored by the mayor of Portsmouth Cllr Diana Patrick. The theme this year is ‘Your Green Footprint’ Create an artwork to show how you can help climate and nature by reducing your carbon footprint and your environmental impact on nature and our world. Some ideasContinue reading “Green Week Art Competition”
Fairtrade Fortnight 21/2 to 6/3 There’s a great virtual festival throughout the Fortnight – Choose the World You Want – lots of opportunities to meet producers and find out how climate change is hitting some of the poorest. Do check out the programme. There are lots of fun events too. And join local Fairtrade groupsContinue reading “Fairtrade Fortnight 21.2 to 6.3”
Our local harbours are under increasing threat, from sea level rise and other effects of climate change, from pollution, and from mankind. Join us on Zoom on Wednesday 9-Feb at 7pm to hear about preparing them for a climate resilient future. Our speakers from Coastal Partners are Adam Sennitt, Coastal Engineer and Gavin Holder, CoastalContinue reading “Preparing our harbours for a climate resilient future”
Havant Borough Council has now issued its Climate Strategy – something we have been calling for over nearly 3 years. It was approved at full council on 22nd September. You can read it here Now Havant have issued a more detailed Action Plan which needs to be discussed by their Oversight and Scrutiny Panel andContinue reading “Havant’s Climate Strategy”
Well what was achieved at COP26? Join us for an open meeting on Zoom to discuss this on Wed 8th December at 7.00. We’ve invited Shelley Saunders from Havant Green Party, who was in Glasgow during the talks, and James Sebley of Portsmouth Greenpeace, to discuss what happened and what we can do next/ Here’sContinue reading “After COP26 What Next?”
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