Views around CAT on 1st December

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Nature Blog, Photos, Tammi's blogs, Venue/ Accom hire

We have had a spell of cold and frosty days here at CAT, with head gardener Roger recording -10C on the night of 29th November. These cold, still days... Read More

What’s on at CAT this summer?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, News and Press Releases, Photos, Press releases, Uncategorized, Woodland

Every day during the school holidays… Enjoy special activities every day during the school holidays (18th July to 29th August). Get the kids out exploring nature and let them... Read More

Sustainable Building Courses at CAT

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Low Carbon Living, Photos, Short Courses, Sustainability, Sustainable Architecture Blog

One of the great things about the Centre for Alternative Technology is the sheer quantity of architectural and design features around the site. Indeed, it’s a rare treat to... Read More

MSc Students visit ancient ruin of Castell y Bere with ideas to build a Utopian Community

This blog is posted in: Adaptation, Blog, Climate Change, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Photos, Policy and Politics, Sustainability, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

Susannah Trevelyan, who is volunteering in CAT’s media and marketing department, joins MSc students on an Adaptation Planning exercise in Castell y Bere. Adaptation planning Today I was lucky... Read More

The Dyfi Valley

This blog is posted in: Blog, Freya's Blogs, Photos, Sustainability

Here at CAT we’re part of the Dyfi Biosphere – an area recognised by UNESCO as being particularly environmentally conscious, whilst also encouraging sustainable economic development. As we slowly... Read More

How to make the most of longer days in the woods

This blog is posted in: Blog, Green Living, Photos, Richard's Blogs, Woodland

If you manage woodlands you’ll know that spring heralds the time to reduce your timber harvesting. Richard and the CAT woodland team look at what opportunities the break in... Read More

Photo: Building the new green roof display

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Thanks to a generous grant by People’s Postcode Trust, CAT has been able to build a new green roof for the visitor centre. This photo gallery shows the steps... Read More

Photo: Budding woodland managers at CAT

This blog is posted in: Blog, Green Living, Photos, Richard's Blogs, Sustainability, Woodland

Woodland expert Bob Shaw holds a budding branch whilst explaining sustainable woodland management methods. This photo was taken by a participant of CAT’s sustainable woodland management short course. CAT... Read More

Photo: Biomass training at CAT

This blog is posted in: Biomass, Blog, Community Energy, Engineering, Photos, Richard's Blogs, Students at CAT

CAT’s new HETAS accredited Biomass facility is used for our Installers Short Course as well as allowing our postgraduate students to learn about the possibilities of biofuel heating. Check... Read More

Photo: A biofueled bus from Brighton!

This blog is posted in: Blog, Engineering, News and Press Releases, Photos, Richard's Blogs, Transport

Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB-UK) are no strangers to CAT, with five groups visiting us this year to learn about sustainable technologies. This week a group traveled from Brighton on a... Read More

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