16th July 2022 Short Course 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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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.
25th July 2022 Short Course 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
29th July 2022 Short Course Building using locally sourced materials can help to ensure your structure is low impact and ecologically sound. This course provides hands-on experience in designing and building a structure from scratch,…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.
29th June 2022 For many of us, they are the joyous sound of a summer evening as they hurtle around rooftops, but our beloved Swifts are in serious decline. Joe Downie looks at…Read More
20th June 2022 A new exhibition of environmentally inspired community art created through a series of local workshops is on display at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) this summer.Read More
14th June 2022 More than 100 councils across England and Wales have now completed our Zero Carbon Britain Carbon Literacy training.Read More
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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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