3rd October 2020 Short Course Pain-free planning for your building project. If you’re thinking of building your own home, community space or other self-build structure, it pays to be prepared. This course covers how to…Read More
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Centre for Alternative Technology
Radical action is needed if we are to avoid dangerous climate breakdown. CAT offers practical solutions and hands-on learning to help create a zero carbon world.
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Explore sustainable solutions from your home or garden with a range of online resources from CAT.
Gain practical tips and explore sustainability with CAT. Includes a new series of free webinars.
New online Zero Carbon Britain course exploring climate solutions now available. 21 to 22 July 2020
Our latest report shows that we already have the tools and technology needed to get to Zero Carbon.
Zero Carbon Britain: Rising to the Climate Emergency
Our latest report, Zero Carbon Britain: Rising to the Climate Emergency, is out now.
Incorporating work from the last 12 years of Zero Carbon Britain research and the latest scientific and technological developments, the report presents a technically feasible scenario showcasing a future Zero Carbon Britain using only proven technology.
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.
3rd October 2020 Short Course Get started with green woodworking and discover the art and science of shrink pot carving. Spend a day in a beautiful setting learning how to carve a wooden shrink pot…Read More
10th October 2020 Short Course Get started with woodworking Spend a day in nature discovering the ancient art of spoon carving. This course is a great way to get started with woodworking, covering choosing materials,…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.
22nd September 2020 We are pleased to welcome a record number of students to study at CAT this September. Across the nine postgraduate courses on offer at CAT’s Graduate School of the Environment…Read More
7th August 2020 Last updated 25 August 2020 CAT is now open to visitors, with a range of key measures in place to help keep you and others safe during your visit. Explore…Read More
24th July 2020 Sonya Bedford, 2018 graduate from CAT’s renewable energy MSc was recently appointed as a CAT Trustee after a recent round of trustee recruitment.Read More
Free Information Service
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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