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Join us at Futurebuild 2019

This week, CAT joins Natural Building UK (NBUK) in the Natural Building Area at Futurebuild 2019.

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Paul Chatterton on Unlocking Sustainable Cities – Public Lecture at CAT

Unlocking Sustainable Cities: A Manifesto for Real Change With speaker Paul Chatterton. Lecture Outline: Today, our urban areas are held back by corporate greed, loss of public space and rising…

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Professor Tim Lang – public lecture on food in a post-Brexit Britain

On the 8th of January 2019 Professor Tim Lang, one of the authors of the recent Eat-Lancet Report, gave a lecture to CAT graduate students exploring the dynamics of our…

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Place and passion

Fernando García Vicario on his journey from CAT volunteer to MSc student. CAT’s international reputation brought me all the way to Mid Wales from my home country of Spain. I was…

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Climate emergency! Local authorities pledge to act

As CAT’s home town and home county declare climate emergencies, Paul Allen looks at the groundswell of action from towns, cities, counties and regions determined to take action to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.…

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Build a natural house at Build It Live

Join us in Manchester at Build It Live North West on 23-24 February as we demonstrate building a natural house in the ‘Centre for Alternative Technology Demo Zone’. Building demonstrations will be…

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Come and see us at the Energy and Rural Business Show this February

The Energy and Rural Business Show, taking place on 6 and 7 February at Telford International Centre, is an event for farmers and landowners who want to look at options…

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COP24 – we have agreed the rules, now let’s make a plan that works!

The UN climate change talks (COP24) in Poland drew to a close yesterday with the announcement of an agreed set of rules for the Paris climate process. Paul Allen shares his thoughts…

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Meet the Modeller – Interview 1

Following on from the release of the ‘Raising Ambition: Zero Carbon Scenarios from Around the Globe’ report in September 2018, the Zero Carbon Britain team, Paul Allen and Isabel Bottoms, are interviewing some…

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