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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
Consumption versus Community: article for Ethical Consumer magazine
3rd September 2009 “The task of the truly concerned citizen is not simply to navigate through various consumer choices remaining as ethically pure as possible. Our task must be to fully engage in…Read More
From the green valleys to the White House
5th June 2009 The small nation of Wales will be presenting some huge ideas at this year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, later this month. Experts will discuss the future, including the…Read More
Why green manure is important and how to use it in your garden
1st June 2009 by Katie Croft Gardens Department As the sun’s finally shining and our seedlings are ready for planting out, now’s the time for turning in the green manures on site. Green…Read More
Measuring the footprint of the Dyfi Valley
20th May 2009 by: Julie Bromilow Education Department “I would thoroughly endorse the value of the learning experiences these pupils benefited from” said Jan Bond, External Subject Expert for Geography at the Welsh…Read More
Values for money: rethinking the food system. Interview with Professor Tim Lang
6th May 2009 By Peter Harper Few people know more about food than Professor Tim Lang. I put some questions to him for Clean Slate magazine PH: One of your most influential books…Read More
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