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Come and play Giant Jenga
22nd March 2011 Jenga is a game of physical and mental skills created by Leslie Scott in 1983. Leslie Scott was born in South Africa before moving moving to Ghana. She was raised…Read More
New display for CAT shows how to insulate sustainably.
21st March 2011 A new display, built by architecture students, which shows how to insulate existing homes efficiently and sustainably, is currently being constructed at the Centre for Alternative Technology. In a new…Read More
Hedgerow Herbalism: make your own teas and massage oils
17th March 2011 This year we have a new short course here at CAT, hedgerow herbalism, where you can learn to scout for herbs, sustainable harvesting from the wild, fresh use, preparing herbs…Read More
Bumpy Feathered Love
15th March 2011 The middle of March and love has been in the air recently at CAT, with the resident chaffinches seeking out their mating partners, and creating some serious collisions in the…Read More
Some colour on the steps
15th March 2011 The early signs of spring have started appearing at CAT recently, with the appearance of coltsfoot on the Garden Steps, adding an extra bit of colour to the walk up…Read More
2000 people call for a zero carbon britain by 2030
5th December 2010 Saturday 4th December 8.30am The day started just after eight am with a telephone interview on what we are doing for the march in London to Radio Shropshire. Although the…Read More
zero carbon controversy
29th November 2010 The launch of zerocarbonbritain2030 was an exciting moment for the Centre for Alternative Technology – hotly anticipated and eagerly awaited- it was always going to be controversial. After all, reducing…Read More
zero carbon britain week
29th November 2010 hi there I excited to be this weeks CAT’s ‘face of facebook’!! My name is Paul Allen, and I am the external relations director at CAT. My background is in…Read More
Hydro power practical on CAT’s renewable energy masters course
27th November 2010 This week, I’m attending the hydro power module of our MSc university course – Renewable Energy in the Built Environment. And I can only say: It’s great fun! Today the…Read More
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