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Fascinating 4 minute wildlife documentary. Follows the majestic plastic bag on it’s migration from super market car park to pacific ocean.

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CAT vs Campaign to Protect Rural England. We debate land-use, farming, food and biofuels with the CPRE

This week we’ve been discussing the role land-use has in tackling climate change with the CPRE. The Campaign to Protect Rural England have criticsed the land-use suggestions we make in…

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Architecture Students find inspiration in WISE at this years professional diploma summer school.

This week the new WISE building at CAT has been buzzing with architecture students, all working on their final projects.  We took the opportunity to go and quiz them about…

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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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