Archives: September 2014

‘Renewables not nuclear’ tour of Somerset

‘Renewables not nuclear’ was the message Molly made during a tour of Somerset in late September. She joined a demonstration outside Hinkley nuclear power station before going on to speak at a Renewable Energy Fair. The demonstration at Hinkley came in the wake of reports that EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia would rule in favour of […]

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Conflict minerals

A response from Molly to constituents who have asked questions about conflict minerals.

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Bristol climate march

Molly took part in a climate march in Bristol joining millions worldwide in the largest climate mobilisation in history. Around 3000 South West residents marched on City Hall in Bristol where Molly was presented with a petition calling for 100% clean energy. The organisers also broadcast a phone call from Bristol’s Mayor, George Ferguson, who was at the People’s Climate March in New York City on the eve of an emergency summit of world leaders on climate change.

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Nuclear weapons: not just a wooly issue

Chat Politics column Published 24th September 2014 http://www.chatpolitics.org/nuclear-weapons-just-wooly-issue/  It was peace that first brought Molly into politics when she was 16 and founded Bath Youth CND. Now, some 30 years later as a newly elected MEP, she again finds herself championing the anti nuclear cause. Not just at wonderful events like Wool Against Weapons but […]

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Green fury as EU indicates Hinkley C will be given go-ahead

Green MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato, has reacted with fury to the news that the EU is set to approve billions of pounds of public funding for Hinkley C, the UK’s first new nuclear power plant in a generation [1]. Today she met Mr Joaquín Almunia, the European Commissioner in charge of […]

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