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Climate talks will fail.

It’s difficult to know where to start, its definitely more confusing than when COP15 started- so we will do it geographically and go from inside the Bella of the beast…

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Tick Tick Tick….

The number of secondary passes is now so low, that I am on my way home. By train it’s 24 hours, but that includes a reasonable nights sleep on the…

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Don’t follow the waving gloved hand.

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…

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‘Real deal’ or ‘No deal’

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…

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Half way through- and still a lot to do.

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…

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Science says ‘we must’, technology says ‘we can’, it’s time to say ‘we will’

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…

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Carbonhagen here we come!

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…

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UK Social Enterprise Awards- Vote for CAT

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…

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CAT gears up for Copenhagen

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…

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