4th September 2021 Visitor Centre Calling all nature loving gardeners. We’re offering a fantastic day of exploring wildlife gardening with CAT’s expert gardens team, packed full of essential knowledge to help wildlife thrive in your…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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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.
8th September 2021 Zero Carbon Britain Explore climate solutions, create an action plan for you and your work, and gain Carbon Literate certification.Read More
11th September 2021 Short Course Get to grips with the basics of beekeeping and explore the biology of honeybees and their environmental benefits.? This confidence boosting course will cover all you need to know to…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.
26th August 2021 From 18 to 26 September, communities across the UK will join together for ‘Great Big Green Week’. This will be the UK’s biggest ever event for climate and nature to…Read More
26th August 2021 On 30 September CAT is co-organising a free online conference, ‘From Inspiration to Practice: Delivering Net Zero through Local Government’, showcasing the most ambitious and transformative zero carbon local authority…Read More
13th August 2021 CAT Graduate company IndiNature have received ￡3m in funding from the Scottish National Investment Bank to?open the first dedicated natural insulation UK factory.??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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