Consultations of the Future of our Water

Southern Water are trying to press ahead with plans for effluent recycling via Havant Thicket reservoir.Both Portsmouth Water & Southern Water customers will get the treated recycled watercoming out of their taps. Things to consider: There are three consultations out now with a closing date of 20th Feb Portsmouth Water consultation link S. Water consultationContinue reading “Consultations of the Future of our Water”

Help with your energy bills

You can save on your bills and cut your carbon footprint at the same time. There are some quite simple things which will make a difference. Friends of the Earth have just produced this list of energy Saving ideas which looks really useful. The other main source of information is the Energy Saving Trust whichContinue reading “Help with your energy bills”

United for Warmer Homes

Friends of the Earth are calling on us to set up local campaigning hubs, bringing communities together to help support one another with the impacts of soaring energy costs and demand the right to a warm home.  Their new campaign United for Warmer Homes shows that the solutions to the energy crisis already exist. UnitedContinue reading “United for Warmer Homes”

Great ideas for teaching about climate and the environment.

An excellent source of ideas is Global Dimension which links to loads of different groups including thse focusing on poorer countries (which of course are worst hit by the changing climate) and has produced some really good films. The Eco-schools movement is growing and you might like to find out more. They offer a simple,Continue reading “Great ideas for teaching about climate and the environment.”

Energy Costs and the Climate

Obviously, energy prices are a huge concern at the moment but the government still isn’t looking at the investment we need in renewable energy and insulation We need urgent action and we need to make people see that there are climate-friendly solutions like renewable energy and retrofitting homes – not searching for new fossil fuels.Continue reading “Energy Costs and the Climate”

Havant Borough Big Green Week 2022 Events

To set the scene: DELUGE Premiere performance of a new play by Jacquie Penrose It’s raining. Hard. Very hard, and the Met Office has just raised the warning level to Red. Five mismatched people are sheltering upstairs as they have been advised to do, but they cannot agree about how serious this is. It’s justContinue reading “Havant Borough Big Green Week 2022 Events”

Hampshire’s Transport Plan Consultation

The Local Transport Plan is a key framework for all that happens in transport across our county for the next 10 years. Hampshire County Council is collecting views of residents on this plan that they’ve prepared. The plan will shape priorities and spending on transport till 2030 and beyond. There’s much in it that isContinue reading “Hampshire’s Transport Plan Consultation”

Havant Borough Big Green Week

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”