Recommended Weekend Viewing

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The web is choc-a-bloc with videos vying for your attention on a cold evening indoors.  There are some great nuggets of green information and environmental news online.

Here’s a selection of CAT’s top videos and our favourites from the rest.

ZCB’s artist in residence, Joanna Wright, shared this inspiring video on zerocarbonarchive. The film by Lucas Oleniuk and Randy Risling documents a windmill builder in Africa:

 

Germany is leading the way with renewable energy and the Energiewende. This great little video from The Heinrich Böll Foundation explains what’s going on over there:

 

This video created by Lightgeist Media and the London College of Communication highlights the positive message of CAT:

 

Bob Shaw teaches on our woodland and greenwood crafts short courses. Here he demonstrates how best to fell a tree sustainably:

 

CAT has some fantastic organic gardens at the visitor centre. Our experienced gardener, Roger, talks briefly about his techniques:

 

Community energy schemes are a great way to cut costs and emissions! This short film by Cornelia Reetz shows how the Scottish town of Fintry is using renewable energy to benefit the community:

 

This short film from Josh Fox, Oscar-nominated director of GASLAND, looks at the techniques used in fracking for shale gas. (Warning: this contains strong language)

 

You can find all our videos on CAT’s youtube channel.

And let’s not forget why being sustainable is so important in the first place. Last year, Sir David Attenborough spoke to the Guardian about climate change from his perspective. Watch it here.