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How the UK can cut its carbon footprint to zero by 2030?
A realistic and inspirational talk by Alice Hooker-Stroud of the renowned Centre for Alternative Technology on how we can reduce our greenhouse gas emissions to net zero whilst maintaining a modern standard of living whilst using only current technology and acting in line with the current climate science.
Chaired by Winchester City Councillor Jan Warwick (Neighbourhoods and Environment Portfolio).
To take place on Tuesday 11th March 2014 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at the United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8RZ. This even is organised by Winchester Friends of the Earth in conjunction with Winchester Action on Climate Change. For more details please see http://winacc.org.uk/sites/winacc.org.uk/files/attachments/Zero%20Carbon%20Britain%20open%20meeting.pdf.
contact: http://winacc.org.uk/events/2014-03-11/zero-carbon-britain where: United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8RZ when: 11/03/2014 at 7:30 pm to 11/03/2014 at 9:30 pm
The Gosport and Fareham Friends of the Earth are holding an environmental debating competition on Tuesday 18th March 2014. This is an annual event for the Friends and this year promises to be better than ever.
The competition involves teams of sixth-form students from local colleges vying with each other to show their debating skills and win the coveted Wendy Burkett memorial trophy. This year the event takes place in Fareham Council's debtaing chamber to add some extra spice to the competition.
The event is from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesday 18th March 2014 at Fareham Borough Council, Civic Way, Fareham PO16 7AZ. The event is free but you will need to register at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/environmental-debating-competition-tickets-10640484977?aff=eorgf or email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure a place!
contact: email@example.com where: Fareham Borough Council, Civic Way, Fareham PO16 7AZ when: 18/03/2014 at 4:00 pm to 18/03/2014 at 7:00 pm
The Conservation Volunteers are holding an event on Tuesday 25th March 2014 from 6.30pm to 9pm at Hocombe Hall, The Hilt, Hiltingbury Recreation Ground, Hiltingbury Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh SO53 5NP. Individuals, groups and local councils interested in biodiversity and conservation are invited to attend this free event to learn about special habitats, find out about projects going on in the borough and to meet other interested people.
The guest speaker is Ben Rushbrook from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust who will be discussing the ecology of chalk streams. There will also be updates on the Monk's Brook and River Itchen Non Native Species Project. Please contact the Conservation Volunteers by 17th March 2014 if you would like to come along. Food is served from 6.30pm with speakers between 7.30 to 9pm.
contact: firstname.lastname@example.org where: Hocombe Hall, The Hilt, Hiltingbury Recreation Ground, Hiltingbury Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh SO53 5NP when: 25/03/2014 at 6:30 pm to 25/03/2014 at 9:00 pm
Earth Hour is a worldwide grass-roots movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The idea is to encourage individuals, communities and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to the planet. Earth Hour 2014 is scheduled for Saturday 29th march 2014 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. This idea is constantly expanding into new areas of participation and activisim and this year Earth Hour Blue will be providing a platform for crowdfunding for environmental projects.
For more information please go to http://www.earthhour.org/
contact: http://www.earthhour.org/ where: Worldwide! when: 29/03/2014 at 8:30 pm to 29/03/2014 at 9:30 pm