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.

Build for the future

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:00 to 15:00

Following the success of the first Build for the Future event in February 2020, Heritage Lincolnshire are returning on Thursday 16 September 2021. For 2021, Heritage Lincolnshire have partnered with the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce to make it bigger and better, increasing the reach of the event and attracting new prospective delegates to attend!

2020 had over 40 exhibitors from across the industry, and hundreds of delegates visiting on the day to look around, network and listen to a full talks programme. 2021’s is already exceeding this and will be double the size.

Virtual Big Energy Saving Network Coffee Chat

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Big Energy Saving Network (BESN) delivers an extensive free programme of support to households focused on helping to reduce energy costs on tariffs, switching and the take up of energy efficiency offers.
Through our online coffee chats consumers will receive impartial advice and support:

Greater Lincolnshire Nature Partnership Annual Conference - Nature Recovery in Greater Lincolnshire

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:00 to 15:00

This year's conference will focus on nature recovery in Greater Lincolnshire. There will be presentations on nature recovery projects both locally and nationally, and from the GLNP team showcasing the tools and skills we have to help our partners with the planning and implementing nature recovery projects in the future.

Find out more about the GLNP on their website: https://glnp.org.uk/about

Climate Change Seminars at the University of Lincoln

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 11:00 to Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:00

Hear from some of Lincoln's experts in a series of free Climate Change Seminars, starting in February 2021.

From the University of Lincoln website:

In 2019, the University of Lincoln declared a climate emergency. As a result of this, we committed to work with our local community to utilise education and research in order to reduce our environmental footprint.

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.  

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

Tue, 08/10/2021 - 17:31

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