Centre of Alternative Technology appeal
By Ed Mitchell 29th March 2010
The Centre for Alternative Technology are in a spot of bother and need some help urgently.
They have encountered some serious difficulties with building their ‘Wales Institute for Sustainable Education’ and need some help. We encourage you to help them so have a read, and visit the appeal page if you can help.
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 planned and important keynote speakers – such as Sir John Houghton, formerly of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and Lord Elis-Thomas – are confirmed.
Originally a £5 million project, the building costs for WISE have risen because of a legal dispute between CAT and the main contractor, Frank Galliers Ltd. They were formerly a family-run company with whom we formed a friendly and innovative partnership that sadly deteriorated after the company was bought by a venture capitalist firm…
Good luck CAT! Appeal Page link. Please pass this on.