26th May 2022 Zero Carbon Britain Explore climate solutions, create an action plan for you and your work, and gain Carbon Literate certification on our online course.Read More
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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.
4th June 2022 Short Course Transform waste pallets into gorgeous bespoke furniture for your home and garden A hands-on workshop for anyone who wants to get started with upcycled furniture. Tutor Dieter Brandstatter will take…Read More
4th June 2022 Short Course A beginner’s guide to the compost toilet: Understanding the biology behind humanure. On this practical course you’ll gain a good understanding of the principles, benefits and limitations of compost toilets.…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.
13th May 2022 Dr Anna Bullen, from our Zero Carbon Britain team, explains how recent Innovation Labs have been providing insights into engaging local businesses with climate action plans for the area.Read More
20th April 2022 Claire Thorpe gives an overview of what we might expect from the biodiversity summit, and talks to Dr Scott Leatham about what it could mean for the climate.Read More
13th April 2022 Ruth Chapman is the Executive Managing Director of Dulas Ltd, a pioneer in the use and development of renewable energies and technology. We spoke to her to find out more…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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