Lobbying and campaigning

The group seeks to influence individuals, policy-makers, authorities and organisations with key roles in taking action on the climate emergency, including our MP, and all three tiers of local government (Alton Town Council, East Hampshire District Council and Hampshire County Council).

Through meetings, emails, letters, communications both private and public, and by helping those who wish to participate in demonstrations, it aims to establish relationships of mutual respect and press effectively towards radical responses to the climate emergency.

See our 10 Key Actions For Government and Councils To Help Tackle The Climate Crisis for what we expect government and local authorities to do. Tough targets and immediate action are required.

Interested in the Lobbying and Campaigning group?

local action for nature

Increasing the planting of trees and wild flowers for biodiversity

Food

Growing, eating and cooking low-carbon, locally-sourced food

Less (New) Stuff

Supporting the repair café, other ideas for repurposing and re-using

Cycle Alton

Safer cycling and better cycling infrastructure

Energy

Energy efficiency and renewable energy, schemes to reduce costs

Building Standards

Lobbying to improve new homes, retrofitting existing buildings

Lobbying and Campaigning

Confronting denial, influencing public opinion, the 3 tiers of local government and our MP

iInformation and Outreach

Leaflets, social media, stalls at events, talks, networking, website

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