At a meeting with Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, Molly will today demand action to address the so-called ‘carbon bubble’.
Following revelations that the UK is on track to miss its renewable energy target, and the Energy Secretary misled Parliament, Molly has encouraged a group of MEPs to join her in submitting questions to the European Commission voicing concerns over the UK’s energy policies.
Molly has rounded on Energy Secretary Amber Rudd over revelations she misled Parliament on renewables targets.
Molly has responded angrily to the news that the Chinese government has agreed to pump £6bn into the new nuclear power station at Hinkley but has pledged to continue to fight the ‘white elephant’.
This report by Professor Victor Anderson compares and contrasts a number of possible levers for controlling carbon emissions before reaching a pragmatic conclusion about what to recommend.
Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West, is to launch a new report, entitled Controlling Carbon, in the European Parliament today suggesting a new way forward on tackling the carbon emissions responsible for climate change. The report commissioned by Dr Scott Cato and written by Professor Victor Anderson takes a critical look at … Read moreMEP launches new report on Controlling Carbon in run-up to Paris climate talks
Molly has used a government consultation on the review of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme to slam the government over its policies on renewable energy.
Molly is dismayed that two areas in the South West have the highest proportion of jobs paying below the living wage, but says investment in renewables offers the potential for higher paid skilled jobs.
Molly will tell a public meeting in Exeter this Friday that the city could be powered by 100% renewable energy, without the need for fossil fuels or nuclear.
Molly has visited two innovative projects during a constituency day in Dorset and Wiltshire.