This report explores how the current 2000 or so Trident-related jobs in Plymouth could be replaced within the emerging local ‘green’ economy, making use of the great potential of existing local skills and facilities.
Writing for the Independent, Molly explains the importance of showing gratitude for those who sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom but also the need to put as much effort into making peace as we do into making war.
Molly has welcomed news that Cornwall Council and the EU are continuing to support marine-based energy and challenges the government to maintain financial support post-Brexit.
Greens in the European Parliament have uncovered tax avoidance by chemical giant BASF amounting to almost a billion euros over a five year period.
Next week Molly will launch a new report looking at how jobs linked to Trident can be converted into green jobs.
Molly writes for politics.co.uk on why Greens have supported Wallonia’s stand against the CETA trade agreement and how ultimately it will be the European Parliament who can block this dangerous deal.
Poldark has revived an interest in the South West’s past and there are prospects of a revitalised mining industry in Cornwall. However, fracking must have no place in the region’s future, argues Molly; it’s time to positively embrace an energy transition.
Rather than protecting big business from the impact of Brexit, government should do more to support the low-carbon transition during this turbulent time, argues Molly or Business Green.
Molly has welcomed moves by the European Commission to tackle corporate tax avoidance but warns the UK is in danger of becoming one of the globe’s leading tax havens post-Brexit.
Molly has slammed Labour for voting for a ‘dash for gas’ in the European Parliament today, saying it opens the door to fracked gas from the US.