Archives: November 2017

Banning neonicotinoids is a good start, but it’s not problem solved for farming

Molly writes for Business Green, arguing that if Michael Gove is to be taken seriously as an environmentalist he will need to weed out all toxic substances being used in farming, not just neonicotinoids.

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Brexit update October 2017

Latest Brexit bulletin from Molly featuring the Brexit impact studies, corruption allegations against the Leave campaign, ‘Lexit’ & Gove’s ‘Green Brexit’.

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Green MEP accuses Nigel Farage of ‘hysterical and reprehensible’ response to accusations that leading Brexiteers are avoiding tax

Molly has accusing leading Brexiteers of making use of offshore funds to avoid tax during a debate on the Paradise Papers revelations in the European Parliament.

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Why has Michael Gove banned some bee-killing pesticides in the UK but not others?

Environment secretary, Michael Gove, has been on a charm offensive, seeking to persuade the green lobby that his plans for a ‘Green Brexit’ will be good for the UK’s environment. Molly challenges this view in an article for Left Foot Forward.

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Greens call on Commission to reject relicensing of glyphosate, as EU countries fail to agree on controversial weedkiller

Greens continue to press for a full ban on glyphosate which is linked to some cancers and damages biodiversity and soil health.

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