23rd November 2020 Short Course The theory and practice of managing woodlands in a way that benefits people and wildlife. Winner of the Woodlands Awards Best Woodlands Course 2017, this highly practical five-day course gets…Read More
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Autumn is in full swing at CAT. Test your knowledge of the changes at play in nature this season and what we can do to protect our amazing natural world. We bet you'll discover something interesting.
CAT at Home
Explore sustainable solutions from your home or garden with online resources from CAT.
Whether you’re keen to use your time at home to learn more about solutions to the climate and biodiversity emergency or are looking for fun wildlife activities to keep the kids connected to nature, we’ve got lots of online resources to help.
27th November 2020 Graduate School Open Days and Events Join the Graduate School of the Environment’s Head of School, Adrian Watson, Ecology, Food and Behaviour Change Programme Leader, Jane Fisher for an introduction to CAT, an overview of our…Read More
7th December 2020 Graduate School Open Days and Events Join the MArch Programme Leader John Carter, and CAT graduate and Senior Lecturer Gwyn Stacey for an introduction to CAT, an overview of our Master in Sustainable Architecture Part 2…Read More
Graduate School of the Environment
Gain the knowledge and skills to help address environmental change. CAT’s postgraduate courses are respected across the world, providing a big-picture, integrated approach to sustainability.
Zero Carbon Britain
To tackle climate change, all emissions that can go to zero must go to zero – as rapidly as possible. CAT’s Zero Carbon Britain research shows how this can be done using technology available today.
16th November 2020 “Here at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Mid Wales, it’s all about forward thinking. This is a place with the future survival of our planet at its very core.”…Read More
12th November 2020 The UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere, where CAT is located, is home to a wide range of important habitats. At Cors Fochno, just a few miles from our eco centre, Natural Resources…Read More
11th November 2020 CAT’s architects-in-training learn how to reimagine the world in a way that puts the wellbeing of people and planet at the core of their work. John Carter, Programme Leader and…Read More
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Wondering what you can do in your own home to help combat climate change? CAT’s free information service offers independent and impartial advice on a wide range of areas to help you live more sustainably.
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