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Make do and mend

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…

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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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Pathways to Farming – strengthening the local food economy

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…

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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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How many wind turbines do we need to get to zero carbon?

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…

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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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