Archives: October 2016

People power is ending TTIP and other unpopular EU free-trade deals

Molly writes for the Guardian on how grassroots movements are challenging the might of corporations over the TTIP and CETA trade deals but how Brexit risks the UK government signing up to even worse.

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MEP says South West is not for shale in response to government ‘bribe’

Molly condemns the planned Shale Wealth Fund as a cynical attempt by Government to sweeten the fracking pill and bribe households and communities.

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‘Vacuous’ government reassurance to British farmers, says Green MEP

Molly has criticised as ‘vacuous’ comments made by Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom about the future of food and farming.

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Kill off pesticides not biodiversity, say Green MEPs

The UKs Green MEPs have written to the Agricultural commissioner and EU ministers urging them to close a loophole that permits the use of pesticides on so called Ecological Focus Areas.

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Fracking is the fossil-fuel dinosaur of yesteryear: reject the bankers and go for green energy and people’s finance

Molly writes for the Independent on how the end of the fossil fuel era can revolutionise the way we use finance for the public good.

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