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.
With fossil fuels still providing most of the UK’s electricity mix, should we all be aiming to go off-grid? CAT Information Officer Mim Davies explores the issues.
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.
With CAT’s annual conference fast approaching, programme organiser Tanya Hawkes gives us a taste of what’s in store.
From saving energy to reducing waste packaging, sharing living space has the potential to reduce our environmental impact. CAT Information Officer Mim Davies explores the possibilities.
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.
How three people are shaping a more sustainable world, in their own words…
The shift to zero carbon is one of the most exciting opportunities in human history. It offers huge benefits in better housing, affordable and accessible transport, reduced obesity, improved health, cleaner air and more jobs.
Imagine a world where we have broken our ties with fossil fuels… Our towns and cities are awash with innovative practical projects that are rebuilding our relationship with food, energy, transport and buildings, openly supported by the wider economic and political systems. Such innovation has unleashed all kinds of co-benefits, from cleaner air to better diets, more jobs and income arising across the local area.