The UK was one of 16 countries voting to renew the licence for the sale of the glyphosate in Europe, making a mockery of Gove’s ‘green Brexit’. period with EU countries.
A report launched this week refutes claims that glyphosate is a necessary tool for modern day agriculture; Greens are calling for a rapid move towards chemical free farming.
As food security begins to decline across the world, Britain is entering dangerous territory in trying to leave the single market, writes Molly for Left Foot Forward.
Ahead of a vote today in the European Parliament, Greens are urging MEPs to vote down criteria for identifying harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals.
Molly has welcomed a decision by the French government to vote against the renewal of the controversial pesticide, glyphosate and challenged Environment Secretary Michael Gove to follow suit.
Molly has responded with dismay to the announcement that further badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset have been given the go ahead.
Molly welcomes a pledge by Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, that in future he wants farm subsidies paid on the basis of social and environmental benefits.
Molly has welcomed a new report by food policy experts which warns that the government is failing to address a huge set of issues related to food and agriculture post-Brexit.
The EU is set to extend a ban on bee harming neonicotinoid pesticides – but agri-chemical lobbyists who oppose the ban have the ear of pro-Brexit Tories, writes Molly in the Ecologist.
Molly has challenged environment secretary Michael Gove to continue an EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, blamed for decimating bee populations, after Brexit.