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Peoples Assembly in Wales

Paul Allen talks Zero Carbon Britain at the first ever ‘Climate Emergency People’s Assembly’

What radical action is needed to avert the climate crisis? Initiated by Extinction Rebellion, sponsored by Welsh Assembly Members Jenny Rathbone (Labour) and Llyr Gruffydd (Plaid Cymru), and held in…

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UK Houses of Parliament

Culture Declares!

Culture Declares Emergency is a powerful emerging network of creative practitioners and organisations. Since its launch in April, around 450 individual artists, groups, networks and venues including the Royal Court, Battersea Arts…

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‘The Time is Now’ – Mass-lobby of Parliament for climate emergency action!

On Wednesday 26th June the Climate Coalition organised the ‘Time is Now’ mass lobby where thousands of people from all across the country got the chance to meet their MP…

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CAT appoints new CEO

We’re pleased to announce that CAT’s Board of Directors has appointed Peter Tyldesley as Chief Executive Officer. Currently CEO at conservation charity the Bradgate Park Trust, Peter has substantial experience…

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Ask an expert: eco refurbishments

Want to refurbish your home in a sustainable way? With over 25 years’ experience, including as tutor on CAT’s Eco Refurbishment course, Nick Parsons has some great advice – here…

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UK commits to net zero by 2050 – CAT response

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…

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Eye in the Sky

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.

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Natural Urbanism

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…

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zero carbon britain

Seismic shift in the climate movement

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…

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