22nd February 2020 Short Course Permaculture Design Course (part 1). Learn how to design resilient, abundant human habitats by working collaboratively with nature and with each other. This course is run at CAT by Aberystwyth…Read More
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22nd February 2020 Short Course Principles and practices of ecological restoration. Recent years have seen a surge in popular interest in rewilding, an idea that is rocking the world of conservation, agriculture and land management.…Read More
29th February 2020 Short Course A Beginner’s Guide to the Compost Toilet – Understanding the biology behind humanure. Get a foundational understanding of the principles, benefits and limitations of compost toilets. This is not a…Read More
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14th February 2020 Caroline Lucas MP visited CAT this week to discuss climate solutions and find out more about our research into how the UK can reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions. On…Read More
31st January 2020 Paul Allen discusses CAT’s new report, and explores how we can meet the complex challenges of climate change with ingenuity and collective determination. There is no time to spare. In order…Read More
29th January 2020 Offshore wind has a crucial part to play in getting to net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Sally Shenton explores the promise and practicalities of a growing industry, and looks at…Read More
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