In a lecture to our Professional Diploma in Architecture students, Chris Dixon discusses permaculture and building design. Chris first encountered permaculture in the early 80s, and since then has gone on to be an Associate Editor of Permaculture magazine, as well as developing Tir Penrhos – a site near Dolgellau demonstrating the principles of permaculture and offering courses in permaculture design – with his wife Lyn.
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Five early pioneers of the Centre for Alternative Technology were reunited on Sunday 28th April for BBC Radio 4’s The Reunion. Hosted by Sue MacGregor, The Reunion takes a weekly look at significant events and moments in history by reuniting the people who made them happen. Past programmes... Read More ››
As we write up the research for our third ZCB report on how Britain can decarbonise, it’s interesting to look around at what’s being suggested in other decarbonisation strategies. Germany, for instance, stands out for its ambitious Energiewende (‘energy transition’) that combines a phasing out of nuclear and coal power... Read More ››
On this week’s podcast we learn about the social side of wind power, and particularly the strength of local opposition and NIMBYism (‘not in my backyard’), from a graduate of CAT’s MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies course. Ruth Chapman now works in wind power development for renewable... Read More ››
What does adapting to climate change mean? Will it mean transforming our lives and lifestyles? Ranyl Rhdywen, a lecturer at CAT's Graduate School of the Environment, discusses adaption with students on our Advanced Environmental and Energy St ...
In a lecture given at the opening ceremony of the Emergence Summit 2012, Paul Allen discusses how our culture has been shaped by our dependence on fossil fuels.
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Sam Saville delivers a lecture to students at CAT's Graduate School of the Environment about what discourse is, and why it's important to think about how we talk about climate change. You can find out more about our masters courses in e ...
Peter Harper delivers a lecture on energy and nuclear power.
The second part of this lecture is available here.
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Pat borer is the architect of CAT's WISE building. He also teaches on the MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies course and on several of CAT's short courses.
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