Green MEP, Molly Scott Cato, has welcomed the overwhelming support for her report on sustainable finance in a vote today in the European Parliament. Dr Scott Cato, who is the first ever professor of Green Economics, said: “Today’s vote is a signal of the positive shift taking place towards investment in sustainable sectors of the economy. … Read moreEuropean Parliament Takes Important Step to Banish Unsustainable Investments
Molly writes for Business Green about her hopes for a report on sustainable finance for which is was rapporteur.
As the European Parliament’s rapporteur on sustainable finance, Molly will take part in a conference in Brussels focused around the Commission’s Action Plan for Sustainable Finance.
A new report from the Greens in Europe reveals an €8bn loss in tax revenue between 2010 and 2016 due to the gap between real life CO2 emissions from cars and the emissions in lab tests.
Following hosted a debate in the European Parliament on how we can reduce the climate impact of our diets, Molly looks at the potential of reducing meat consumption by substituting it with protein crops.
Molly has challenged International Trade secretary Liam Fox over whether his aim for new trade deals with countries outside and beyond the EU is consistent with the UK’s climate commitments.
Writing for Business Green, Molly argues that innovation can help us tackle #airpollution from log-burning stoves, but a more critical issue is the UK’s insatiable appetite for sending wood & waste up in smoke to generate electricity.
Molly has slammed plans to build a tunnel through the Stonehenge World Heritage site, part of a proposed £1.6bn upgrade of the A303 in Wiltshire.
Molly is calling for drastic cuts to meat consumption and an extension of VAT to cover all processed and factory farmed meat because of the industries contribution to climate change.
A response for Business Green to the Conservative government’s 25 year environment plan.