DorsetCAN (Dorset Climate Action Network) is a network of community groups and individuals working together for a shared vision of a clean, green, sustainable Dorset - taking action together.
COP26 is over and the world has gone back to work. The consensus of experts and commentators is that it did nothing like enough to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees.
That means we can expect dire consequences - not only for people whose lives, homes and livelihoods are immediately at risk but for all of us who are threatened by mass migration, economic disruption, food and crop shortages as well as extreme weather events in the future. It's also very bad news for those other species that are going extinct increasingly rapidly.
Dorset CAN works to inform, help and encourage families, businesses and individuals across the county to 'do their bit' to reduce their carbon footprint and minimise our contribution to the climate and nature crisis. We also work to engage with and encourage Dorset Council and BCP Council to 'do their bit' to make this happen.
Find out about our current campaigns, events across Dorset, Action Teams, recent newsletters, updates, ideas, case studies, examples and contacts. But, above all, please join us - it's free and you don't have to take an active part. The more members we have, the louder our voice is and the more we can achieve. Stronger together!
Read the invitation to become a Member (there's no fee).
We're raising money to pay a co-ordinator to help us increase our membership and handle that day-to-day administration of DorsetCAN. Our £14,000 goal will pay a skilled co-ordinator a part-time salary for one year.
If you can make a contribution, it will help us build our network and get our voice heard. Thank you!
Please join any that you can...
DorsetCAN Action Team meeting Mon. 15 Nov at 5:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting
DorsetCAN Land Use Team ~ Girt Big Darzet Hedge Campaign. Weds. 24 Nov, 7pm, Zoom ~ Help plan this visionary campaign to plant, extend and join up hedgerows across Dorset to create a regenerative wildlife corridor for the many species that our grandchildren will otherwise not know. Join Zoom Meeting
Ceilidh and supper at Hawkers Farm (Stour Provost, Gillingham). Fri. 3 Dec, 7-11pm
Chris Toyne Big Band, hot supper, bar, raffle and dancing. The caller will ensure everyone can join in the dancing. Gluten free and vegetarian options for supper (included in the ticket price of £15). This is a fundraiser for Dorset CAN. Come and support if you possibly can. Details here
Like the photos? All the header images on this website were taken and kindly supplied by Colin Tracy: see more of his work here