Archives: February 2017

The South West has the country’s top rated beaches, but MEP warns against ‘watering down’ clean beach standards post-Brexit

Molly has said she is delighted, but not surprised, that a new survey has found seven of the ten best UK beaches are in the South West, with the top spot going to Weymouth and second place to Fistral beach in Cornwall. The survey by Trip Advisor also names two other Cornwall beaches in the […]

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Pellet power shows government prejudice against renewables, says Molly

Molly has responded to a new study which says using woody biomass for energy releases higher levels of emissions than coal.

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Ploughing a Lone Furrow: Farming Policy Post Brexit

As the UK prepares for life outside the EU, Molly has commissioned two reports to inform policy makers, farmers, food producers and rural communities on how we can use Brexit as an opportunity to create an ecologically sustainable farming system and thriving rural communities.

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Greens launch radical ideas for agriculture post-Brexit in response to ‘no plan’ from government

Molly has launched two reports on ideas for the future of farming post-Brexit.

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The future of British farming outside the EU: a report by The Soil Association

This report sets out six proposals for domestic agricultural policy after the UK leaves the EU. These ideas have the potential to transform farming and land use at the scale and pace required to meet multiple challenges – from tackling climate change and nature degradation to supporting rural livelihoods and improving public health.  There is […]

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