29th January 2022 Short Course Get a good understanding of the principles, benefits and limitations of compost toilets on our online compost toilet course. Explore the construction and component features of compost toilets, the biochemistry of composting and sanitising…Read More
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31st January 2022 Graduate School Open Days and Events Join tutors from the MArch course and CAT graduate for an introduction to CAT, an overview of our Masters in Sustainable Architecture Part 2 course and a student experience talk.Read More
3rd February 2022 Zero Carbon Britain Explore climate solutions, create an action plan for you and your work, and gain Carbon Literate certification.Read More
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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.
17th January 2022 With the sale of new petrol and diesel cars set to be banned in the UK by 2030 the electric car market is ready to skyrocket, but does replacing like-with-like…Read More
14th January 2022 Wales is to be congratulated for signing up to the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) at COP26 at the end of last year. Coalitions and alliances such as these…Read More
17th December 2021 The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Head of Development Eileen Kinsman and Finance and Operations Director Paul Booth as Interim Co-CEOs whilst…Read More
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