Take the Jump

TAKE THE JUMP BY TRYING SIX SHIFTS TO PROTECT OUR EARTH AND LIVE WITH JOY Everyone will have to make changes in the coming decades to ensure we keep global warming to safer levels. The JUMP is the movement that everyone can take part in, by trying six shifts. Eat Green, Dress Retro, End Clutter, Travel… Continue reading Take the Jump

BTN COP26 Global Day of Action – Saturday 6 November at The Malls

While world leaders meet in Glasgow for the COP26 global climate talks, people all over the world are mobilising for climate justice. Basingstoke Transition Network is calling on all on world leaders for strong and just climate action at COP 26. Show your support for climate action at COP26 and come and visit the BTN… Continue reading BTN COP26 Global Day of Action – Saturday 6 November at The Malls

BTN Statement for COP26 UN Climate Change Conference

Basingstoke Transition Network is calling on all on world leaders for strong and just climate action at COP 26. The climate and ecological crisis is the greatest threat we have ever faced. Climate change is a crisis multiplier that has huge implications for international peace and stability and our safety and security. We cannot afford… Continue reading BTN Statement for COP26 UN Climate Change Conference

COP26 – The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change conference, also known as COP26 is going to be held in Glasgow between 31 October and 12 November 2021. The aim is to unite the world to tackle the climate crisis. (COP stands for Conference of the Parties.) COP26 is where world leaders get together to reach agreement on… Continue reading COP26 – The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Please help to call on Basingstoke Council to declare an ecological emergency!

There’s a motion to declare an ecological emergency being submitted to the next council meeting on 14th October – please write or email your local councillor as soon as possible urging them to support the motion! This is urgently needed because our landscape and bio-diversity is under huge threat, not just from the changing climate… Continue reading Please help to call on Basingstoke Council to declare an ecological emergency!

Brookvale Green Week

Basingstoke Green Week is something BTN has been helping to organise for the last 10 years. Things were a little different this year, but despite social restrictions Green Week went ahead with events across the borough. One event was the Brookvale Sustaibability Day – BTN members hosted workshops on issues as diverse as Green Infrastruture,… Continue reading Brookvale Green Week

BTN Annual General Meeting, 7th September 2021

BTN will hold its AGM at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 7th September 2021, by Zoom.  The AGM will be followed by our regular business meeting.  The agenda and report are at: AGM2021agendaMB.  Financial statements for 2019 to 2021: Annual Accounts 2020-2021 Annual Accounts 2019-2020.  We are looking for volunteers to stand for election for the… Continue reading BTN Annual General Meeting, 7th September 2021

From Boringstoke to Ecostoke! BTN launches standard for new homes in the Borough

BTN today (Wednesday 16th June 2021) released its proposal for a new standard for energy efficiency and sustainability of the planned developments in the Borough, to coincide with this evening’s meeting of the Borough Council’s Manydown Overview Committee.  Our standard is on this page:  BTN Manydown Standard and our press release is here: Press Release