Archives: Energy

As EU agree 32% target for renewables by 2030, Green MEP urges government to reject nuclear and fossil fuels and embrace a renewable energy revolution in new report

As EU agrees new 32% renewables target, Molly launches new report calling for eleventh-hour rejection of Hinkley C, an end to fossil fuel subsidies and massive investment in renewable energy, energy storage, and energy efficiency.

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Energy Isolationism: How the UK is sailing into the wind on energy policy

This report looks at why the UK is increasingly isolated in its approach to energy, with a government continuing to subsidise fossil fuels, nuclear power and actively promoting the fracking industry. It proposes some key steps that the UK needs to take in order to keep pace with the switch to renewables that is taking place across the globe.

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Green MEP to join Macron and Juncker at key conference on sustainable finance

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.

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Government should stop burning cash on biomass plants and waste incinerators

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.

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Theresa May’s green half measures fail to reverse her government’s dirty policies

A response for Business Green to the Conservative government’s 25 year environment plan.

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