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Resources

All ZCB materials below (apart from our journal article) are available to download, use and distribute for free. You can order hard copies of some resources online. Please feel free to use ZCB in any way you can to support your work towards a positive future.

 

 

journal article

Journal article: Managing variability in 100% renewable energy systems

Read our article published in the journal Carbon Management, which explores the challenges and opportunities of managing variability in the 100% renewable energy system envisaged for the UK by Zero Carbon Britain.
Read the article here or contact us...

 

ZCB Energy Model

Online tool: Open source energy model

Explore how the zero carbon energy system works in the open source hourly energy model we’re developing in collaboration with openenergymonitor.org
Link to online resource

 

Getting to zero

Game: Getting to Zero / Gȇm: Cyrraedd Sero

See what impact various actions have on decreasing emissions in the UK and collect enough points to make a Zero Carbon Britain. Bilingual (Welsh and English) / Dwyieithog (Cymraeg a Saesneg).
Download online resource pack  | Visit CAT and play the games on site.

 

ZCB Kids Activities

ZCB Kids activities resource pack

Materials and instructions to run games and activities based on Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future. Designed for use on the CAT site, but can be played anywhere, or adapted to do so.
Download online resource pack |  See when these activities are running at CAT

 

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Culture Shift: How Artists are Responding to Sustainability in Wales

‘Culture Shift’ gives an overview of the many pioneering sustainable arts initiatives currently operating across Wales. The report is a witness to what is going on already. It is also intended as a statement of intent and a call to action. It highlights the power of the arts to contribute towards or even take a leading role in the transition to a life-sustaining society. .
Download - English | Cymraeg

 

ZCB Videos

Presentation videos

Feel free to share these videos online or show them at events, but please do not cut and edit them. If you would like a specific cut of a video, please contact us.

Short summary [19 mins]: Summary of Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future made for the Global Documentary Project (2014). Watch online. 

Full summary [39 mins]: Full presentation of Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future made at CAT (2014). Watch online. 

Land use [42 mins] Presentation on the land use aspect of Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future made at CAT (2014). Watch online. 

Energy [38 mins] Presentation on the energy modelling of Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future at ‘Science for Energy Scenarios’ (2014). Watch online. 

 

Lauras Larder

Online tool: Laura's Larder

The first online tool that allows you to see the impact of your diet in terms of health and greenhouse gas emissions. This interactive tool is designed to help people improve their diets from both nutritional and environmental angles.
Try it out

 

People Plate and Planet

Report: People, Plate and Planet

This report forms part of the ‘Food and Diets’ research done by the Zero Carbon Britain project through 2012-13. This work concentrates on low carbon diets in the UK today, and the impact of various dietary choices on health, greenhouse gas emissions and land use.
Download | Read online

 
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Report in Short

A six-page summary of the key findings of Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future.
A4 Printable version | Order hard copies

 
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Introductory video

A two minute introductory video to Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future. Available to watch online, share and embed from link.
Watch online

 

ZCB presentation slides

Presentation slides

Presentations slides summarising Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future (Introduction, energy, land use, conclusions), complete with notes on each slide (see tab at bottom of linked page). Available to share, download, embed or view from link.
View slides

 
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Flyer

An A5 colour flyer to promote Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future. Two versions available featuring different graphics.
Blue version | Green version | Order hard copies

 
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Graphics 

High resolution figures and graphics from Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future. Please credit the Centre for Alternative Technology if used in publications or presentations. Available to download.
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ZCB logos

Logos

A set of high resolution logos for the Zero Carbon Britain project, and title logos of the report Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future in various formats for use in promotional material or publications. Available to download.
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ZCB launch trailer

Launch trailer: What is Zero Carbon Britain?

A short promotional video used for the launch of Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future (July 2013). Available to watch online, share and embed from link.
Watch online

 

Latest research project

Zero Carbon: Making it Happen

Initial findings - out now!

ZC-MiH report cover

Global zero emission scenarios

A ZCB & Track0 report

WGRFZ full report cover

2013 report

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Study at CAT

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ZCB resources available elsewhere...
Presentations, videos, and other resources from external events. If you’d like us to come and speak or do a workshop where you live, please contact us.

Open University course material
Open University course material
Global Documentary Project ‘Embrace the Change’ trailer
Penrith Action for Community Transition film
Tyndall Centre Radical Emissions Reductions presentation video
Ecole de Physique energy modelling presentation video
Global Documentary Project 'Embrace the Change' presentation video
ZCB Event: ‘Can we keep the Lights on?’ presentation video
Degrowth conference presentation video
People’s climate March speech (London) video
Degrowth conference Q+A session
Ecole de Physique energy modelling presentation slides
Oxford University student presentation video + slides
Winchester Action on Climate Change/Friends of the Earth presentation slides
ZCB Event: ‘Can we keep the Lights on?’ presentation slides
No Tar Sands UK based on ZCB data
The Green New Deal Group feature ZCB research
Human beings and energy podcast (Paul Allen)
‘Our renewable future’ Climate Radio podcast