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Dogs at CAT
1st April 2019 The Centre for Alternative Technology will be welcoming dogs to the eco centre from 1st April. Taking your four legged friends away on holiday is one of the joys of…Read More
Paul Allen to speak at ALL-ENERGY 2019
26th March 2019 On Wednesday 15 May CAT’s Paul Allen will speak at the All-Energy exhibition in Glasgow, exploring ‘Whole energy system zero carbon transition’ as part of a session on ‘Planning Energy Transition’. All-Energy…Read More
CAT welcomes all-Wales plan to cut emissions, but urges greater ambition
21st March 2019 The Welsh Government today published ‘Prosperity for All: A Low Carbon Wales’, bringing together 100 policy measures aimed at tackling climate change. CAT welcomes the publication of this plan, and…Read More
Power-to-gas: energy storage solutions
14th March 2019 For a 100% renewable electricity system to work, we need reliable storage to cover days when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine. Paul Allen looks at how…Read More
New sustainability summer school for young people
13th March 2019 This summer, CAT is hosting a week-long summer school for 16-18 year olds who would like to learn how to thrive in a post-carbon world. Run by sustainability summer school…Read More
New MSc courses starting this September
13th March 2019 Our new postgraduate courses continue to take shape, the courses in Sustainability and Behaviour Change, Sustainability and Ecology are now fully validated by our university partner, Liverpool John Moores University, whilst…Read More
Zero emission cities
13th March 2019 Tackling climate change requires radical changes to the way we live, which will mean transforming urban spaces to break free from fossil fuel dependency. Paul Chatterton looks at how cities…Read More
Nature in mind
8th March 2019 Could mindfulness techniques help people to act in more environmentally friendly ways? CAT graduate Stuart Anderson shares his dissertation research.Read More
Learning Outside the Classroom award for CAT schools programme
6th March 2019 CAT has been awarded an accreditation by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) for providing quality learning and enrichment experiences for visiting school groups.Read More
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