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 … Read moreThe South West has the country’s top rated beaches, but MEP warns against ‘watering down’ clean beach standards post-Brexit
Molly has responded to a new study which says using woody biomass for energy releases higher levels of emissions than coal.
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.
Molly has launched two reports on ideas for the future of farming post-Brexit.
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 … Read moreThe future of British farming outside the EU: a report by The Soil Association
The objective of this report is to identify policy options that as far as possible provide environmental, social and economic benefits: Environmental: protection and improvement of soils; enhancement of biodiversity; protection of valued landscapes and wildlife habitats; reduction of carbon emissions, and increased sequestration of carbon; reduction of artificial fertilizer use coupled with more efficient … Read moreFarming Policy After Brexit: a report by Simon Fairlie
Blair has spun and lied and we have learnt not to trust him. Yet on Brexit he spoke the truth, says Molly in response to Tony Blair’s Brexit speech.
Molly writes for Staggers (New Statesman) on how she is not taken in by the charm offensive by Canadian prime minister. He is pushing for the damaging EU-Canada CETA trade deal, something Greens have always opposed.
Molly accuses Labour MEPs of caving in to corporate power and letting down the citizens of Europe by voting in favour of CETA.
Molly has expressed shock at the steep rise in hate crimes across the South West, saying it shows the vote to leave the EU and the election of Donald Trump has ‘emboldened racists and bigots’.