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Impacts of 4 degree world

Impacts of 4 degree world shown on Google Earth map The UK Government has launched a Google earth map showing what could happen to the world should average global temperatures…

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Julie Jones Art Exhibition at CAT

Julie’s work explores the energy of landscape and nature’s processes through paint. She is particularly interested in wilder places where there may be a closer connection to raw nature, atmosphere…

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A fantastic couple of weeks for CAT!

Wow! What a fantastic couple of weeks for CAT! The much-anticipated WISE building opens and sees its first students arrive, zerocarbonbritain2030 causes a commotion at the all-party climate committee meeting as it…

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WISE Up To A Sustainable Future

Centre for Alternative Technology launches its new eco-educational facility. The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE) is CAT’s new, state of the art sustainable building. WISE will provide tens of…

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Power and Place launch causes a buzz at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

A collaboration between CAT and the department of Film, Theatre and Television at Aberystwyth University, Power and Place is a documentary that explores the energy story of Wales, past and present.…

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VIDEO: CAT and Dulas engineers working on the PV roof

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CAT’s PV roof gets a new look, thanks to its neighbours at Dulas

The Centre for Alternative Technology first installed its Photovoltaic (PV) roof over 15 years ago. When it was first built it was the largest PV array in the UK ,…

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Comment on climate change in election negotiations. Dangerous situation if parties fail to discuss climate and energy policy

by Alex Randall Climate change has slid of the agenda at party negotiations. We’ve seen maybe one mention that climate has been discussed in talks – but that’s about it.…

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Join CAT Tonight on BBC Wales for the Mid Wales Election Debate

This evening CAT will be part of an invited audience to put forward an environment question to the Montgomeryshire candidates in a live BBC Wales election debate. The debate will…

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