As week two at COP23 begins, new leadership becomes ever more vital – Paul Allen reports from Bonn.
My second week at the COP23 UN climate talks has now begun. This is normally the time when the deeper negotiations begin. This has become increasingly urgent – this morning the Global Carbon Project revealed that, after three years of levelling off, humanity’s global carbon emissions are on the rise again.
Continue reading “Campaign zero – feeling the heat at COP23”
At the UN climate talks in Bonn Paul Allen finds the USA to be a surprising source of inspiration.
Published just before COP23, the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report was the subject of a major presentation in the German Pavilion. It shows that the gap between commitments made in Paris 2015 and what’s needed to keep within ‘safe’ levels of global temperature rise ranges from 11 gigatons (for an increase of 20C) and 19 gigatons (for 1.50C) of CO2 equivalent. That’s a huge gap.
Continue reading “What exactly does COP23 need to deliver – and who’s in?”
“We’re all in the same canoe.” Paul Allen reports from the climate change talks in Bonn.
Continue reading “Leadership, but not as we know it”
Pioneering research at Copenhagen University is exploring a new way of using Denmark’s excess wind power. CAT Information Officer Mim Davies talked to one of the researchers to find out more.
Continue reading “Electrochemistry: a new way to use excess wind power?”
Paul Allen reports from his travels around Ireland as part of the innovative Convergence Festival.
Continue reading “Opening conversations around a Zero Carbon Ireland”
CAT lecturer Ruth Stevenson explores calls for a more radical and joined-up approach to food, water and energy, and finds that many of her students are already pioneering this approach.
Continue reading “Taking up the nexus challenge”
This week CAT’s Paul Allen is in Ireland presenting zero carbon scenarios as part of the Convergence Festival. Here he reports from Cloughjordan Ecovillage in Tipperary, where he began his whistle-stop tour.
Continue reading “Convergence 2017: Zero Carbon Britain goes to Ireland”
If you’re thinking of renovating your home and would like to find out how to do it in an environmentally sensitive way, you’ll be please to hear that we’ve just added another Eco Refurbishment short course to our calendar.
Continue reading “New dates added for eco refurb short course”
CAT’s Paul Allen joined the International Network For Sustainable Energy (INFORSE) in Denmark to share the latest Zero Carbon Britain research on a global platform. The 25th anniversary meeting brings together organisations from across the world to explore the transition to sustainable energy, community power and the development of new initiatives and projects.
Continue reading “Sharing zero carbon solutions worldwide”
How three people are shaping a more sustainable world, in their own words…
Continue reading “Zero Carbon Britain: Stories for Change – part 2”