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CAT Conference 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.

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The Time is Now: join us to demand climate action

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…

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Net zero – let’s up the ambition!

Today’s Committee on Climate Change report is a clear call for strong government action – but it doesn’t go far enough. The urgency of the climate crisis requires radical solutions,…

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Can we reach zero carbon by 2025?

Through researching and communicating a detailed model of a Zero Carbon Britain, CAT aims to stimulate debate around rapid decarbonisation, engage the research community and get society thinking in new…

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Easter holidays at CAT

Pull on your wellies and get stuck in with the gardens team at CAT this Easter Holidays! It’s that time of year again when CAT’s gardeners are busy preparing beds,…

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Dogs at CAT

The Centre for Alternative Technology will be welcoming dogs to the eco centre from 1st April. Taking your four legged friends away on holiday is one of the joys of…

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Paul Allen to speak at ALL-ENERGY 2019

On Wednesday 15 May CAT’s Paul Allen will speak at the All-Energy exhibition in Glasgow, exploring ‘Whole energy system zero carbon transition’ as part of a session on ‘Planning Energy Transition’. All-Energy…

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CAT welcomes all-Wales plan to cut emissions, but urges greater ambition

The Welsh Government today published ‘Prosperity for All: A Low Carbon Wales’, bringing together 100 policy measures aimed at tackling climate change. CAT welcomes the publication of this plan, and…

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Power-to-gas: energy storage solutions

For a 100% renewable electricity system to work, we need reliable storage to cover days when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine. Paul Allen looks at how…

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