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EU transparency rules: helping shine a spotlight on tax dodging, but must go further, says MEP

New EU rules, which Greens helped secure, have exposed banks for stashing away their profits in tax havens. These rules need to be extended to all sectors, says Molly.

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Microplastics – a sea of waste

(Article from Making Tracks, Spring 2017) Microplastics – tiny plastic beads, granules, fibres and fragments less than 5mm in diameter – are saturating our oceans and having a severe impact on marine life. The government recently consulted on banning microbeads – one form of micro plastic – from cosmetics and personal care products. Molly, whose […]

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Green MEP slams government over failure to deliver ‘cheap’ renewable energy

Molly has accused the government of failing consumers and the environment over energy policy following projections that onshore wind and solar will be as cheap or cheaper than gas by 2020.

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MEP warns leaving single market would present serious risks to UK small businesses

Molly has said new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) should ‘ring alarm bells’ for business prospects post-Brexit.

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What can Britain’s greens learn from their resurgent Dutch counterparts?

Molly explores whether Britain’s Greens could experience the same surge as GroenlLinks in the Netherlands. She concludes that the path is blocked by our first-past-the-post electoral system and how we urgently need reform.

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