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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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CAT launches new book and info service to help people claim feed-in tariff incentives

Since the 1st of April householders and communities installing electricity-generating technologies such as small wind turbines and solar panels have been entitled to claim payments for the low carbon power…

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We’re asking the climate question. Maybe you should too.

So the election has been called and we’d like you to make climate change a key election issue. Ask the Climate Question have got an action plan that makes it…

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How to Ask the Climate Question with twitter

Check out who is standing for election in your area by entering your name and postcode at Ask the Climate Question. See if your candidates are on twitter – just…

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Urgent WISE Appeal: You can help us complete this landmark building by June

The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE) is CAT’s most important project to date and is due to open to the public in June. Conferences are booked, the launch event…

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No deal in Copenhagen

There was no deal in Copenhagen, don’t believe the hype, it was a total, chaotic failure. Every leader and delegation that was present knows that the world faces environmental catastrophe…

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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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