Hampshire Climate Action Network get-together

Saturday, 18 October 2014 – 9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: The Innovation Centre, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4HG

This 6-monthly meeting of the Hampshire Climate Action Network for anyone who is active in their community on climate change.

These get-togethers are aimed at anyone who is active in their community and influences or works with other people on climate change. They are a chance to share experiences and ideas. Followed by bring-and-share lunch.

Hampshire County Council wants to hear our views on the energy priorities for the community in our areas. They are interested in helping people cut their energy use and their bills, as well as community renewables. This is a brilliant opportunity, so we hope every area will be represented.

The programme will be:

9.30     Refreshments and networking

10.00  Welcome and introductions

10.10   Review agenda, check if there are other key topics to include

10.15  Groups discussions of topic(s)

10.40 feedback

10.50 Groups discussions of topic(s)

11.15  refreshments

11.25 Feedback

11.35  Key energy issues in our communities – discussion with HCC

12.10 Next steps and action planning

12.30 END followed by bring-and-share lunch.

Topics suggested so far are:

1) influencing politicians – local and national

2) ‘Social norms’ i.e. how can we change what people consider to be ‘normal behaviour’. E.g. not flying on holiday, cycling/walking/taking public transport to work or school, wearing a sweater or thermal underwear when your home gets cool, etc.

3) Air quality

If you would like to go please email HCAN@winacc.org.uk

(In the afternoon from 1-4, COIN are offering a free workshop on flooding at the same venue. If you want to go to the COIN event you need to book direct with them. Book your place )

 

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