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Biodiversity offsetting

Molly has jointly signed a letter to the European Commission on an EU initiative that threatens to allow ‘biodiversity offsetting’ as a means of justifying development projects that damage biodiversity.

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Hinkley letters

Molly’s challenge to Joaquín Almunia, outgoing EU Competition Commissioner, on his recommendation that the financial deal for Hinkley C nuclear power station be given the green light together with his response.

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e-news, 15th October 2014

Hinkley verdict: Molly pledges to fight on Despite the intense lobbying of the out-going commission from Molly and other Green MEPs, a majority of commissioners voted in favour of the financial deal that will result in massive public subsidy for the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Somerset. Molly says: “In waving through […]

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Green team commit to conflict free minerals

The team of Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West, are demonstrating their commitment to conflict free minerals by switching to smartphones from Fairphone, a social enterprise seeking to raise awareness about conflict minerals in electronics and the wars that they fuel [1]. Fairphone ensure their smartphones are made with conflict-free minerals from […]

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Greens expose new evidence of TTIP threats

As thousands of people are set to join a European day of action this Saturday against the TTIP trade deal between the EU and US, the Green Party is warning new evidence has emerged of the threats posed by the deal.

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