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Recipes from Midsummer Supper

 

LCON members and friends enjoyed the following amazing low carbon recipe at the recent Midsummer Supper, courtesy zf chef, Shane Jordan. Why not try it out yourself at home? Raw Spaghetti with Mediterranean Sauce and Mixed Nuts Cheese Raw Spaghetti: courgette Use a Julienne Peeler to make the courgette into spaghetti. Run your Julienne peeler […]

Doughnut Economics for One-Planet Living: talk and AGM – 3 July at Cherwell School

 

Our speaker this year was Kate Raworth who describes herself as a renegade economist who has developed the idea of Doughnut Economics. She is teaching at the Environmental Change Institute after a spell at Oxfam and is particularly focused on how economics can solve our environmental problems. Her latest book, Doughnut Economics, was available on […]

Good Food Oxford and LCON food project: reports and ideas

 

Did you know? Oxford food produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all of the city’s cars. Ref: http://goodfoodoxford.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Food-Printing-Oxford-Report-2013.pdf Good Food Oxford and LCON have teamed up to get North Oxford eating for health, happiness and sustainability. Here are the top three ways to reduce your diet’s carbon footprint and get healthy today. To see the […]

Call to action on food

 

On the hottest day of this record-breaking summer of 2016, a large group of LCON members and supporters met to hear food policy expert Professor Tim Lang discuss the nature of sustainable food. In a fascinating talk, Professor Lang called on LCON and similar groups to use their local knowledge and contacts to change food […]

Oxford on the Move – new event

 

We are planning to hold a brand new event in 2017 to engage people for a happier, healthier life. This is going to be a big part of our work next year! We really need to know what you and your friends think about our ideas, and would be very grateful if you could complete […]

Energy Cafes- looking for more groups and venues

 

We recently held four Energy Cafes in Summertown and Cutteslowe. Unfortunately, the sessions open to the general public did not prove popular, but a meeting with the pensioners group at Cutteslowe Community Centre was very successful. We talked to 28 pensioners for about an hour and answered their questions about fuel switching, smart meters, carbon […]

Local energy survey: Low Carbon Hub

 

The Low Carbon Hub would like to know if you can two minutes to complete a short questionnaire? The amount of community-owned renewable energy generation in Oxfordshire is set to double over the next year. Currently, the electricity generated is sold to the organisation where the installations are sited. Any surplus is then exported into […]

LCON supporters’ meeting

 

Thanks to those who attended our supporters’ meeting- there were many lively discussions and some interesting ideas for future activities and campaigns. More information to follow…

Free boilers via ECO grants

 

NEF have sourced funding for some potential free boiler replacements via ECO grants in partnership with British Gas. The scheme will offer free, A-rated replacement boilers to homeowners and private renting tenants whose boilers are rated D or below and are in receipt of certain benefits. This offer is time limited, so if you think […]

Climate Change: What’s Really Been Going On?

 

Ever wondered why we’re not on track to solve climate change despite all the protests and petitions? Watch this to hear the story of what’s really been going on.

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