This year sees world leaders meeting in Poland for the COP24 climate change talks. Paul Allen explores the background to the talks, and what needs to happen next.
In 2016, the UK government passed legislation to establish the Right to Build your own home. The new laws mean that councils in England have a duty to give planning permission to a sufficient number of serviced plots for self-build and custom housebuilding. They also have to publish a register of interested self builders. In Wales, there is a consultation being undertaken at the moment to establish the same rights.
Architects, engineers, climate scientists, teachers, growers, writers, builders, researchers, ecologists, artists…
To all the amazing women across the world working to make things better – Happy International Women’s Day!
Here are just a few of the fabulous CAT women – students, volunteers, staff and visitors, past and present. Huge thanks to one and all for everything you do.
Rising to the climate challenge can create positive change in other ways, including producing opportunities for meaningful employment in a low carbon economy. Paul Allen invites you to join him at two upcoming events exploring what a just transition to a zero carbon future could look like.
This February, join us as Build It Live North West as we demonstrate sustainable building materials and techniques in the ‘Centre for Alternative Technology Demo Zone’.
Landowners and farmers considering how best to protect their businesses from the impact of Brexit are being urged to attend the Energy Now Expo on 7th and 8th February to find out how renewable energy could help.
CAT Architecture student projects on display at end of year show
A Somerset village is aiming to become Zero Carbon by 2045. Sonya Bedford, vice-chair of Green Wedmore, outlines the thinking behind the project.
CAT has been invited to set the scene for the first ever conference of Zero West.