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Don’t follow the waving gloved hand.
16th December 2009 News Update: World Leaders arrive in Copenhagen today signalling the UN conference is gearing up for make-or-break finale. World leaders “face a defining moment in history”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…Read More
‘Real deal’ or ‘No deal’
14th December 2009 The pace is now accelerating at COP15, as proceedings resume after a week-end which saw 100,000 people make a peaceful protest march to the negotiating hall, and 960 detained in…Read More
Half way through- and still a lot to do.
13th December 2009 The COP15 climate talks in Copenhagen are not going well- for anyone. We are 7 days into the summit, there is a draft agreement on the table but it is…Read More
Science says ‘we must’, technology says ‘we can’, it’s time to say ‘we will’
11th December 2009 We now know our science says ‘we must’. The most recent evidence on climate change reveals a situation more urgent than had been expected, even by those who have been…Read More
Carbonhagen here we come!
4th December 2009 Paul Allen, Kim Bryan , Tanya Hawkes and Alex Randall from The Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth set off today to Denmark – via Saturday’s massive WAVE demonstration in…Read More
UK Social Enterprise Awards- Vote for CAT
19th November 2009 Voting is underway for the UK social enterprise awards. CAT scooped the award for the largest Welsh social enterprise award on the 19th of November. The eight winners of the…Read More
CAT gears up for Copenhagen
16th November 2009 In the run up to the climate talks in Copenhagen, the CAT team will be analysing, digesting and regurgitating interesting articles, opinions and news to send to our followers and…Read More
Centre for Alternative Technology receives £650,000 Thanks to Graham and Margaret Sheppard
21st September 2009 CAT charity has received its biggest donation from an individual in its 35-year history thanks to Margaret and Graham Sheppard. Graham, who was a long time supporter of CAT sadly…Read More
Sustainable Land Use Seminar
10th September 2009 Over 80 people from a broad spectrum of backgrounds met yesterday at CAT to discuss and debate sustainable land use in a Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB) scenario. The seminar asked…Read More
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