Archives: Energy

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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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.

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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.

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Response to green light for fracking

Molly says people in the South West won’t accept fracking of our precious landcaped.

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