In the largest survey yet of the delivery potential from rising renewable energy supplies, a new report launched today by the Centre for Alternative Technology shows that clean energy could now meet all our electricity needs, at all times of the day, and all year round. Continue reading “Largest survey of energy switch scenarios shows renewables can deliver all-hours, all-year 100% electricity needs”
The time is fast approaching once again for our flagship event of the year, the CAT conference.
Whether you are looking for a fun day out with the family, an opportunity to learn more about the world of sustainability, or the chance to develop new skills, CAT is the place to be this summer.
This year we are delighted that we are again able to offer the Sir John Houghton bursary of £4,500 to a promising student who demonstrates that they have an excellent academic record and a passion for tackling climate change.
With extreme weather events increasingly in frequency and intensity, it’s vital that we provide adequate shelter for vulnerable and displaced people. CAT graduate Maria del Mar Rodriguez Yebra explores the use of bamboo in emergency shelters.
We’re pleased to announce that CAT’s Graduate School of the Environment has received a positive rating for its teaching standards from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the university equivalent of Ofsted.
A group working to establish the first ever eco centre in Hong Kong is looking to CAT for inspiration and advice. Continue reading “CAT inspires Hong Kong Eco Centre”
On Tuesday evening a new amazing space at CAT was revealed on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces.
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.