Molly has said the decision by the European Court of Justice that UK government support for construction of Hinkley Point C does not constitute illegal state aid is “hugely regrettable”.
Molly is urging the government to retain revisions which recognise the right of people and communities to produce, consume, sell and store renewable energy.
Molly has condemned the government over its decision not to back tidal power while pushing ahead with Heathrow expansion, with the help of Labour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A response for Business Green to the Conservative government’s 25 year environment plan.
Molly responds to Theresa May’s speech on the environment and the government’s 25-year plan.
The Tories are trying to rebrand themselves as a green animal loving Party, but they need to see the bigger picture on fracking, renewables and ecology, says Molly in this article for the Guardian.