The UK Climate Minister has instructed the committee that manages the UK’s climate change act to chart ways of achieving net zero emissions by 2050. CAT’s Zero Carbon Britain project coordinator Paul Allen reports.
Come and celebrate the return of the sun this spring with our Easter themed school holiday activities.
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Recently a group of CAT teaching and support staff took part in a course on Neurodiversity Awareness to help foster better understanding of neurodiverse conditions such as Dyslexia, Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD.
An award-winning company set up by CAT graduates is creating sustainable building materials from by-products of UK-grown crops. Technical director Euan Lochhead tells us more.
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’.