25th September 2021 Short Course Moth traps and bat detectors. What more could you want from an evening at CAT? CAT’s visitor centre and surrounding woodland is home to an amazing number of species of…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.
2nd October 2021 Short Course Learn from an experienced conservation builder how to spot and tackle damp problems in your home. This course will help you to recognise the warning signs of damp problems, where…Read More
2nd October 2021 Short Course A Beginner’s Guide to the Compost Toilet – Understanding the biology behind humanure Get a foundational understanding of the principles, benefits and limitations of compost toilets. This is not a…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.
6th August 2021 Visit CAT’s MArch Sustainable Architecture exhibition on-site at CAT this summer and see how our architects in training put sustainability at the core of their practice and work.Read More
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
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