Archives: Energy

New EU energy package lacks vision, but UK government threatens new dark age, say Greens

The European Commission’s new proposals on future energy policy fall well short of what is needed to tackle climate change, say Greens.

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Devonport: From Trident jobs to green employment

This report explores how the current 2000 or so Trident-related jobs in Plymouth could be replaced within the emerging local ‘green’ economy, making use of the great potential of existing local skills and facilities.

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MEP demands Cornwall retain renewable energy investment post-Brexit

Molly has welcomed news that Cornwall Council and the EU are continuing to support marine-based energy and challenges the government to maintain financial support post-Brexit.

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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.

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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.

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