The Race Is On
climate change / Events / Get involved! / sustainable city / videos

The Race Is On

  Please join us on 16th Novermber for a very special preview of The Race is On. This Southampton-produced documentary feature emphasises the seriousness of the climate change threat, but also shows us how we can avoid its most dangerous consequences. Presented by University of Southampton academic Dr James Dyke the film features contributions from … Continue reading

Let’s work together – collective action for cleaner air
Air Quality / Get involved! / sustainable city / videos

Let’s work together – collective action for cleaner air

Everyone must shoulder the responsibility for achieving clean air – this was the key message from last week’s air quality workshop at the University of Southampton. Academics, council officers, industry representatives and campaigners came together to discuss solutions to the crisis of polluted air in our city. We need to develop a long-term vision, for … Continue reading

On the bright side: Why I’ve just installed solar panels (and bucked the trend!)
renewable energy / sustainable city

On the bright side: Why I’ve just installed solar panels (and bucked the trend!)

I’ll start with the bad news… At the end of October last year, the government announced a massive 65% reduction to the Feed-in Tariff – a subsidy aimed at encouraging the growth of renewable energy. The industry asked for the cut to be implemented over a longer-term so they could plan accordingly, and a consultation … Continue reading