Archives: October 2015

MEP launches new report on Controlling Carbon in run-up to Paris climate talks

Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West, is to launch a new report, entitled Controlling Carbon, in the European Parliament today suggesting a new way forward on tackling the carbon emissions responsible for climate change. The report commissioned by Dr Scott Cato and written by Professor Victor Anderson takes a critical look at […]

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Green MEP slams government over proposed changes to solar subsidies

Molly has used a government consultation on the review of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme to slam the government over its policies on renewable energy.

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Greens welcome Commission U-turn on VAT exemptions for digital micro-businesses

Molly has welcomed a U-turn by the Commission on exempting small digital businesses from VAT changes that have proved so destructive.

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South West tops poll for most jobs paid less than living wage

Molly is dismayed that two areas in the South West have the highest proportion of jobs paying below the living wage, but says investment in renewables offers the potential for higher paid skilled jobs.

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Exeter can be powered by renewable energy alone, Green MEP will say

Molly will tell a public meeting in Exeter this Friday that the city could be powered by 100% renewable energy, without the need for fossil fuels or nuclear.

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