The Lincoln Climate Commission emerged from a collaboration with the City of Lincoln Council, Siemens, Transition Lincoln and the University of Lincoln.  Since then the group has expanded to include the valuable input from a range of businesses, organisations and members of the public who wish to work together to make a positive choice on issues relating to energy, carbon, weather and climate. Run by volunteers, the Lincoln Climate Commission is part of the wider Place-Based Climate Action Network.

Join Lincoln’s journey to net zero

To become a net zero carbon City by 2030 we need to make changes to our daily lives to reduce emissions, particularly from transport, energy use and the everyday items we all consume. Our 2030 Climate Action Plan is now live. View it now: Climate Action Plan 2030


Lincoln is getting ready to paint our communities Green in June

#ClimateHopeLincoln is helping our passionate local changemakers and committed organisations unite in climate action. Residents and organisations in Lincoln are taking part in a nationwide campaign next week to highlight climate action in Lincoln, ‘Lincoln 2030’ our ambitious target for Lincoln to be net zero carbon by 2030 and #Climate Hope Lincoln.

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Spring 2023: Lincoln Climate Commission Newsletter

The Spring edition of our Lincoln Climate Commission newsletter is now live, read it below for an update on what we've been up to in the Commission and some positive climate action news:


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Loving Your Landscape celebrates all things wild 

 A celebration of wild landscapes and rewilding is coming to the Lincoln area this month as part of the Loving Your Landscape series of events. 

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Lincoln Climate Commission submits second letter of objection to Biscathorpe oil operation

Following new evidence, members of the Lincoln Climate Commission submitted a second letter of objection on 9th August 2021 to the Edgon Resources’ application to drill for and extract oil from Biscathorpe in the Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Read the second letter below:


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New Resource: Lincoln Sustainability Toolkit

The Lincoln Sustainability Toolkit has been created by the Lincoln Climate Commission as a one-stop guide to all things sustainable. It includes everything from saving energy to reducing plastics at home.

Learn about local cycle routes and how to easily transition from carbon consumer to carbon saver. If you'd like to add to the toolkit, please email View the toolkit at the link below:

Lincoln Sustainability Toolkit

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The value of the Climate Commission is its ability to harness the collective energy, vision and ambition of key stakeholders across Lincoln and Lincolnshire to deliver a step-change in its response to the climate emergency. As Chair of the Lincoln Climate Commission, I am excited to welcome you to the Lincoln Climate Commission and am hopeful that together we can lead Lincoln forward into a carbon free and climate resilient future.

Cllr Ric Metcalfe, City of Lincoln Council