Podcasts

Podcast: What has nature ever done for us?

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As more and more rainforests are chopped down, peat lands drained and species wiped out, we ask ourselves: ‘What has nature ever done for us?’ We live in an... Read More

CAT pioneers reunite for BBC Radio 4 broadcast as 40th anniversary approaches

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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... Read More

ZCBlog: the Energiewende

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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.... Read More

Podcast: social perceptions of wind power

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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... Read More

Podcast: what policies do we need to encourage eco-renovation?

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Energy use has been in the news recently, from Ofgem’s warning that Britain will come “dangerously” close to power shortages within two years, to the public outrage in response... Read More

Podcast: climate change migration myths

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Should the world brace itself for waves of “climate change refugees,” and what does that have to do with islands, cities or natural disasters? This week’s talk to students... Read More

Podcast: environmental values and visions for the future

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How should we value the environment, and how does that effect how we behave? This week’s podcast excerpts from a talk by Media Officer Kim Bryan to students on CAT’s... Read More

Podcast: local frameworks for change

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Adrian Ramsay, former deputy leader of the green party, talks about how local frameworks can bring about change. Adrian is the module leader on Environmental Politics and Economics for... Read More

Podcast: what will the next 40 years of the environmental movement bring?

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Two weeks ago students on our MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies course came to CAT for the annual politics module. This time, the module featured discussions on... Read More

Podcast: where is society going?

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In this talk to students on our MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies course, External Relations Officer and Zero Carbon Britain 2030 Director Paul Allen puts our current... Read More

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