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Climate jobs

Challenging the idea that environmental protection puts jobs at risk, Anne Chapman looks at how tackling climate change could create work and improve the health of the UK economy. In June Len…

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CAT CEO to Step Down

Adrian Ramsay, Chief Executive of the Centre for Alternative Technology, has informed the Charity’s Board of Trustees that he will be stepping down from his role in late January 2019.…

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Join us on 1st December for the UK climate march – we can do this!

Fighting climate change isn’t an unresolved technical challenge, we have all the tools and technologies we need. Paul Allen, project coordinator for Zero Carbon Britain asks you to join us on the 1st of…

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‘Woefully little’ in budget to address climate crisis

Responding to today’s budget announcement, CAT CEO Adrian Ramsay said: “The government is fiddling while the planet burns. Released just weeks after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a…

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CAT shares Zero Carbon Britain with policymakers and political parties

Cross-party consensus on ambitious targets, and a clear roadmap for effective climate action is urgently needed. That’s the message Paul Allen has been taking to politicians from across the political spectrum, most…

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Cut the carbon this Christmas

If you’re trying to make this year’s celebrations a little bit more eco, look no further than our top tips for low carbon cooking and sustainable stocking-stuffers. This Christmas we’ll…

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Plans for a Zero Carbon Mid Wales discussed with Minister

CAT hosted a visit from UK Government Minister for Wales Lord Nick Bourne today – giving us the opportunity to press for ambitious action on climate change and discuss CAT’s…

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Target zero – a message from CAT to the UK government

If the UK Government wants to create a truly ‘Green GB’, they should start by committing to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. Following last week’s release of the IPCC…

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UK Houses of Parliament

CAT calls for cross-party consensus on climate action plan

As major UK political parties sign up to the net-zero target demanded by the latest climate science, CAT calls for a cross-party consensus around a delivery plan by 2040, to…

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