Archives: Climate change

Westcountry welcomes mining but we should shun fracking

Poldark has revived an interest in the South West’s past and there are prospects of a revitalised mining industry in Cornwall. However, fracking must have no place in the region’s future, argues Molly; it’s time to positively embrace an energy transition.

Read more >>

Greens slam Labour MEPs for ‘dash for gas’ vote

Molly has slammed Labour for voting for a ‘dash for gas’ in the European Parliament today, saying it opens the door to fracked gas from the US.

Read more >>

MEP says South West is not for shale in response to government ‘bribe’

Molly condemns the planned Shale Wealth Fund as a cynical attempt by Government to sweeten the fracking pill and bribe households and communities.

Read more >>

‘Vacuous’ government reassurance to British farmers, says Green MEP

Molly has criticised as ‘vacuous’ comments made by Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom about the future of food and farming.

Read more >>

Fracking is the fossil-fuel dinosaur of yesteryear: reject the bankers and go for green energy and people’s finance

Molly writes for the Independent on how the end of the fossil fuel era can revolutionise the way we use finance for the public good.

Read more >>