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 and organisations who wish to work together to make a positive choice on issues relating to energy, carbon, weather and climate. The Lincoln Climate Commission is part of the wider Place-Based Climate Action Network.

In light of the national Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have taken the decision to postpone planned Lincoln Climate Commission Engagement Events.

 

Lincoln Climate Commission publishes Summer Newsletter

The Summer edition of the Lincoln Climate Commission Newsletter is now live.

Including; the countdown to COP26 in Lincoln, #rewildingLincolnshire, the first school in Lincolnshire to sign up to the Let's Go Zero campaign and more:

Read it here:

https://lncn.ac/lccnews2

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Lincoln | Roadmap to net zero | Zero Carbon Tour

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 10:30 to 14:00

Join us as we kick off the next leg of the Zero Carbon Tour in Lincoln, sharing the net zero message with the business community.

About this event

The #ZeroCarbonTour is headed to Lincoln as we make our way through the UK to COP26 in Glasgow in November, sharing the net zero message with the business community. We’re accelerating the UN-backed Race to Zero as part of the UK's #TogetherForOurPlanet campaign.

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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:

From: Undersigned members of the Lincoln Climate Commission PLANNING REFERENCE: PL/0037/21 DEVELOPMENT: FOR A SIDE-TRACK DRILLING OPERATION, ASSOCIATED TESTING AND LONG-TERM OIL PRODUCTION

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Let's Go Zero - Call for Lincolnshire Schools to join national climate action campaign

Are the staff, governors and students at your school concerned about climate change?

Would you like to make your school carbon neutral by 2030?

Would you like some support and advice in achieving this?

Then why not join the free ‘Let’s Go Zero’ campaign?

Let's Go Zero Website

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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 lincolnclimatecommission@gmail.com. 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 Rick Metcalfe, City of Lincoln Council