Taking action

Low Carbon Oxford North (LCON) is here to take action and make a difference. We encourage people to make changes to their own lifestyles by providing suggestions for action and signposting to relevant information. And we work with others to spread the word and influence decision-makers to make the changes needed. In this short film we describe the activities we have carried out over the last ten years, reflect on where we need to go next, and share our hopes for a future Oxford. We encourage residents and organisations to get actively involved.

Our activities tend to focus on the issues below. Click on the relevant link to find out more.

Home energy

Transport

Sustainable fashion

Tree planting

Food, climate and health

Consumption and waste

And you can find out about some of our recent activities and upcoming events by clicking on the links below. Or take a look at our most recent news posts for a full list.

Air pollution in Oxford – what we can do about it

Air pollution in Oxford – what we can do about it

We’re lucky to live in a beautiful city – but there’s no escaping the fact that transport has become a hot topic across Oxford, including in our community in north Oxford. Air pollution from motor traffic is a major issue, particularly for children and...
Housewarming – new dates for 2024

Housewarming – new dates for 2024

We’re excited to announce our next round of Housewarming meetings, kicking off on 9 January 2024! Each meeting will focus on one of the seven Housewarming guides providing a comprehensive overview of retrofitting for energy-efficiency...
NEW! Housewarming Guide 7 on Electricity, Appliances and Home Renewables

NEW! Housewarming Guide 7 on Electricity, Appliances and Home Renewables

We are excited to launch our seventh Housewarming Guide: Electricity, Appliances and Home Renewables. Our first six Housewarming Guides focused on how to reduce heat loss and how best to heat your home to achieve the lowest carbon emissions and costs. This...
Take action for sustainable fashion

Take action for sustainable fashion

Find out more about the environmental and social impacts of fast fashion and email or message your favourite Oxford brands to demand better...