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On Sunday the 29th of November the People’s March for Climate Justice and Jobs will be taking place in London. The Centre for Alternative Technology will be there along with staff and supporters to join with thousands of people taking part in this global day of action. If you would like to meet us in London for the Climate Change Demonstration, CAT will be marching with the Zero Carbon bloc, meeting point D. Nearest tube is Hyde Park Corner... Read More ››

The Centre for Alternative Technology has put out a statement in response to Amber Rudd’s energy policy speech made on the 18th November 2015. The CEO Adrian Ramsay said; “We wish we could rejoice in the news that UK coal-fired power stations will be closed by 2025, as this is an important step in the right direction in the fight against climate change. However yesterday’s speech by Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Climate Change and Energy leaves little... Read More ››

CAT celebrates the next generation of graduates ‘making it happen’

Graduates from the Centre for Alternative Technology celebrate their academic successes at ceremony. Over 40 students from the Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Machynlleth celebrated the successful completion of their studies with an award ceremony on Saturday 14th November. The evening also included a buffet dinner, a welcome from CAT’s chief executive Adrian Ramsay and a keynote speech by Professor Herbert Girardet, leading environmental commentator and author of several books including... Read More ››

Dance your paws off at CAT, with Martha Tilston

Legendary festival folkster Martha Tilston plays the Centre for Alternative Technology on 20th November. Supported by Aberystwyth folk band Three Legg’d Mare, Martha Tilston plays the last date of her oxygen tour here in Pantperthog, near Machynlleth. “Martha and band have spread their unique magic on some of the worlds most prestigious stages and festivals, recording with Zero 7, winning nominations for the BBC awards and generating 5 star reviews in national and international press,” say promoters Skiddle. John... Read More ››

Who’s Getting Ready for Zero in Catalonia?

CAT’s external relations officer, Paul Allen reports from his trip to Spain. One of the things Catalonia and Wales have in common is that they are both active members of The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development, or nrg4SD for short. Established in 2002 at the World Summit of Johannesburg, this non-profit international organisation acts as the voice of over 50 sub-national governments at global level, and will be an active player in the run up to the... Read More ››

Leading organisations & businesses in Machynlleth call on local MP Glyn Davies to support renewable energy

A consortium of Machynlleth based businesses and organisations met on Friday 23rd of October with Glyn Davies, MP for Montgomeryshire to urge him to show support for the renewable energy industry after a series of announcements from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) which could devastate the local economy and lead to the loss of jobs. On the day that the consultation into the Feed-in-Tariff’s scheme closed Glyn Davies said “ I wholeheartedly support local renewable companies... Read More ››

2 days left to #Keepfits

The end of the government consultation into FiT’s is on the 23rd of October. If you like us are concerned about proposed changes  then sign up for one or all of the following campaigns to raise awareness and lobby MP’s to reconsider proposals.  A brand new campaign, launched on the 22nd of September,  you can sign up to it here, if you are tweeting about FiT’s using the #keepfits hashtag. Check out this new report by CAT partners  Good... Read More ››

The People’s Climate March: 29th of November in London

On 29 November 2015, the biggest climate protest ever will be taking place in London on the eve of the crucial Paris climate talks, which will take place from the 30th November to the 12th December. Around the world, in major cities, people will be coming together to demand that our governments take action to save our beautiful planet. Across the UK, people will be working together to make this the biggest, most poignant demonstration yet, and our unified... Read More ››

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