Sustainability

Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Paul's Blogs, Policy and Politics, Sustainability, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

It’s now almost ten years since CAT’s first Zero Carbon Britain report was published. Today zero carbon is becoming a much more commonly accepted goal – but we urgently... Read More

Can archaeology save our seas? Borth coastal defence scheme and human adaptation

This blog is posted in: Adaptation, Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Sustainability, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

Landscape archaeologist and CAT MSc student Jemma Bezant looks at how messages from the past about human adaptation and resilience can resonate today in the face of coastal erosion... Read More

“Facilitative dialogues” – Paul Allen at the UN climate talks

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, News and Press Releases, Paul's Blogs, Policy and Politics, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Marrakech is turning out to be a different kind of meeting from Paris, but that does not make it less important, in fact quite the opposite.  If Paris was... Read More

Once again climate has become the focus of global diplomacy

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Paul's Blogs, Policy and Politics, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Up-beat delegates and observers from across the globe are now arriving in a surprisingly wet Marrakech for the 2016 UN Conference of the Parties (COP22) – Paul Allen reports.... Read More

Ask an expert: eco refurbishments

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Short Courses, Sustainability

Want to refurbish your home in a sustainable way? With over 25 years’ experience, including as tutor on CAT’s Eco Refurbishment course, Nick Parsons has some great advice –... Read More

Off-grid water works

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Short Courses, Sustainability, Water and Waste

Do you know where your water comes from? You probably just turn on the tap and there it is. Flush the toilet and off it goes. Most of us... 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

The EU and the environment

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, News and Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Water and Waste

What would UK environmental policy and practice look like if we voted to leave the EU? With the referendum fast approaching, we explore the possibilities. Once known as ‘the... Read More

Eco-Refurbishment Course at CAT

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Short Courses, Sustainability

The August bank Holiday weekend saw CAT’s annual Eco Refurbishment course, covering all the theory and practicalities of how to get your house towards performing better than many new-... Read More

Community energy in Wales: overcoming the challenges

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Community Energy, Front Page, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Blog, Sustainability, Zero Carbon Britain

The benefits of community energy projects cannot be overstated, so why do so many fail to get off the ground? Paul Burrell from Machynlleth based Anemos Renewables shows how some... Read More

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