2nd August 2021 Short Course Learn basic carpentry skills while creating a garden getaway Does the world of carpentry feel like one big mystery? Do you want to be able to use tools with confidence?…Read More
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4th August 2021 Short Course Join us for our new series of free online webinars focused on climate justice. On 4 August, CAT students, climate justice organisers and writers Jo Becker and Michael Lomotey outline…Read More
7th August 2021 Visitor Centre A fun-packed adventure on the wild side for the whole family. Have you ever wondered what creepy crawlies call your garden home or what furry friends scurry outside your window…Read More
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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.
23rd July 2021 Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is pleased to announce a new Carbon Literacy Project accredited online short course that will this year be part of a global climate action training…Read More
12th July 2021 On 10 July 2021 CAT welcomed over fifty Graduate School graduates and their guests to celebrate their graduation in our very first online graduation ceremony.Read More
24th June 2021 A new team at CAT is working to support councils and community groups in the transition to net zero. Anthony Hurford gives us an overview of the Zero Carbon Britain…Read More
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