Transport

Creating a zero carbon transport system

This blog is posted in: Bike Blog, Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Policy and Politics, Transport, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Would you like to be able to walk and cycle more easily and safely? To breathe clean air and enjoy a reliable, affordable public transport system?     Transforming... Read More

The Heathrow 13: Airport expansion or a taming of the few?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Transport, Uncategorized, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

On 24 February 13 protesters against airport expansion, already convicted of ‘aggravated trespass’, will be sentenced. The Plane Stupid protesters, who occupied Heathrow’s north runway for 6 hours in July... Read More

Machynlleth: Sustainable Capital of the UK

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Community Energy, Engineering, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, News and Press Releases, Organic Gardening, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Transport, Wind Power, Woodland

CAT is based in the buzzing Dyfi Valley awash with active environmental and sustainability  projects- according to a Guardian article:  “if any place in Britain could be called its... Read More

Whose Larder?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Laura's Larder, Organic Gardening, Sustainability, Transport, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Building on the land-use and diets part of Zero Carbon Britain, Laura Blake, a food and diets researcher at CAT, has embarked upon an exciting new project, tentatively titled... Read More

ZCBlog: Tobi and the Twizy

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

Tobi Kellner was Energy Modeller during the research phase for the latest Zero Carbon Britain report. As one of CAT’s renewable energy consultants, his work takes him to unique... Read More

ZCBlog: What would banning petrol cars actually look like?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Graduate School, Policy and Politics, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Transport, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

The Liberal Democrats have recently been targeted for a statement in their latest policy paper Green Growth Green Jobs  – Transition to a Zero Carbon Britain that “by 2040,... Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Today and the Zero Carbon Britain of the Future

This blog is posted in: Blog, CAT in the media, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Green Living, News and Press Releases, Policy and Politics, Press releases, Sustainability, Transport, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Next week, on the 16th July, the Centre for Alternative Technology will be launching its third Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB) report. Since the last ZCB report was published in... 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

Bike blog: The many benefits of cycling

This blog is posted in: Bike Blog, Blog, Richard's Blogs, Transport

We all know that cycling is a great way to get around but the benefits to your health are even more numerous than you may think! I’m not going... Read More

Bike blog: make it fit

This blog is posted in: Bike Blog, Blog, Claire's Blogs, Green Living, Transport

Hello and welcome back to another bike blog! Given that throughout my cycling life I’ve relied on sets of wheels I either got for free or a fairly negligible... Read More

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