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Green win in European Parliament on tackling ‘planned obsolescence’

The European Parliament has this week backed a Green initiative which aims to extend the life of consumer products.

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Brexit is not a good time to be a British bee

The EU is set to extend a ban on bee harming neonicotinoid pesticides – but agri-chemical lobbyists who oppose the ban have the ear of pro-Brexit Tories, writes Molly in the Ecologist.

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EDF could ‘arm-twist’ higher electricity prices, warns MEP

Soaring costs and further delays to Hinkley could lower financial returns for EDF and result in consumers being ‘arm-twisted’ into paying even higher prices, Molly has warned.

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Government must match EU on tax transparency, says Green Party finance speaker as MEPs vote in favour of country-by-country reporting

As the European Parliament votes to support country-by-country reporting Molly has insisted that such tax transparency must form part of any post Brexit trade deal.

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Green MEP challenges Michael Gove to protect bees post-Brexit

Molly has challenged environment secretary Michael Gove to continue an EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, blamed for decimating bee populations, after Brexit.

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