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UK commits to net zero by 2050 – CAT response
12th June 2019 Responding to the announcement of the UK’s commitment to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is calling for the creation of a…Read More
Eye in the Sky
31st May 2019 An innovative new project combining state-of-the-art monitoring methods with citizen science will provide a picture of the changing landscape of ‘Living Wales’, helping improve environmental decision making. Brook Woodman reports.Read More
31st May 2019 In the second in our series on sustainable cities, Paul Chatterton looks at how designers are connecting to and learning from the natural world, helping transform the relationship between urban dwellers…Read More
Seismic shift in the climate movement
29th May 2019 Paul Allen outlines a week’s travel amongst the growing wave of organisations that are speaking from the heart, accepting that past goals are now history and planning for a Zero…Read More
Make do and mend
25th May 2019 With so many products pre-programmed to fail and difficult to fix, it’s little wonder that so many items end up on the scrapheap, but a growing global movement aims to…Read More
CAT Conference 2019
23rd May 2019 Fear is paralysing – hope is energising Tanya Hawkes invites you to come and inspire action on climate change with us at the 2019 CAT Conference in September.Read More
Pathways to Farming – strengthening the local food economy
22nd May 2019 One year into the Pathways to Farming project, Coordinator Katie Hastings gives a run down on the work being done to strengthen the local food economy in Machynlleth. When we…Read More
The Time is Now: join us to demand climate action
21st May 2019 CAT is supporting ‘The Time is Now’ – a mass lobby around Parliament on 26th June to call for urgent action on climate change. Read on to find out more…Read More
How many wind turbines do we need to get to zero carbon?
8th May 2019 How many wind turbines do we need to get to zero carbon? CAT’s Zero Carbon Britain research has been quoted recently as finding that we’d need wind turbines ‘covering an…Read More
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