A walk for climate and nature will take place on 16th July to highlight the anniversary of the council supporting the motion to declare a climate emergency three years ago in July 2019. Also to raise awareness of the climate and ecological emergency. Meet at Basingstoke train station at 11am on 16th July, the… Continue reading Walk for Climate and Nature – 11am on Sat 16th July
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!
South West Basingstoke – Why Restoring Nature Means Planning Differently
Basingstoke must do much more to put nature recovery, biodiversity, accessible green spaces and a healthy environment at the heart of the planning process. The recently published Vision for South West Basingstoke does not conform to national planning policy for protecting and restoring biodiversity and deserves root and branch revision. The issues raised are not… Continue reading South West Basingstoke – Why Restoring Nature Means Planning Differently
Basingstoke Transition Network
At Basingstoke Transition Network (BTN) we believe we can work together to find ways to reduce our carbon emissions and develop sustainable lifestyles while building a resilient and flourishing local community. We also wish to protect the natural environment and promote improved bio-diversity and nature conservation within the borough. BTN is part of the Transition… Continue reading Basingstoke Transition Network