Greater Lincolnshire wins good food award 

Thu, 07/28/2022 - 14:17

Greater Lincolnshire has become the latest place to win a prestigious Sustainable Food Places award. The award recognises Greater Lincolnshire Food Partnership’s work to promote healthy, sustainable and local food and to tackle some of today’s greatest social challenges, from food poverty and diet-related ill-health to the disappearance of family farms and the loss of independent food retailers. 

Food Partners across the whole of Greater Lincolnshire are working towards fairer, greener, healthier food for all, in a myriad of different ways. 

Agri-food industry gets help to work towards net-zero carbon

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 11:38

Experts from the University of Lincoln, UK, are part of a network set to help the country’s agri-food industry move one step closer to net zero.

With funding of £5 million, the network will bring UK researchers together to explore effective ways to support the industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and improve its environmental sustainability.

It will also help the UK’s agri-food industry enhance biodiversity, maintain healthy ecosystems, nurture livelihoods, support healthy consumer habits, and minimise the environmental impacts of overseas trade.

The Coat of Hopes comes to Lincoln!

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 21:28

The coat of hopes is a beautiful piece of shared art. It was carried from the south coast of England to Glasgow on the shoulders of pilgrims, arriving at the start of COP26 in 2021.

We are excited that it is coming to Lincoln on September 16th for two weeks, hosted by Faith and the Environment Lincolnshire.

Artist and instigator Barbara Keal describes the coat as follows:

Issue #4: Lincoln Climate Commission Newsletter

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 19:08

Read issue 4 of the Lincoln Climate Commission newsletter now, featuring:

  • Update on the Climate Action Plan 2030
  • Carbon Management at the University of Lincoln
  • 30 Days Wild + Loving Your Landscape event
  • The Lincolnshire Rivers Trust: Greening Up the Brayford

Read it now: lncn.ac/lccnews4

Loving Your Landscape celebrates all things wild 

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 17:57

 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. 

Third Edition of the Lincoln Climate Commission Newsletter

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 10:00

The 3rd issue of our Lincoln Climate Commission Newsletter can be viewed via the following link:

Lincoln Climate Commission publishes Summer Newsletter

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 18:04

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

Local Climate Impacts Profile for Lincolnshire

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 17:48

A summary report has been undertaken to help understand the local impacts of extreme weather events on public services, places and people, helping us to prepare for future climate change. 

City council ‘rewilding’ initiative to introduce more wildflower areas to Lincoln

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 17:40

There are 47 Local Wildlife Sites, making up 740 hectares and account for 21% of the land in the City of Lincoln administrative boundary.  Local Wildlife Sites are defined areas identified and selected locally for their substantive nature conservation value. They play a crucial part in the natural processes that maintain, air, soil and water quality and reduce the effects of flooding, pollution and climate change.  They represent local character and distinctiveness and symbolise the best of our urban green spaces.