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”

Local elections 5th May 2022

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”

Green Week Art Competition

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

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”

Preparing our harbours for a climate resilient future

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”