Archives: Health

Greens win support for measures to reduce negative impacts of transport

Molly has welcomed a host of tough measures proposed to the European Parliament to reduce the impacts of transport on air pollution and its contribution to climate change.

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Failure to end use of toxic herbicide glyphosate ‘nothing short of scandalous’

Molly writes for the Ecologist questioning Monsanto’s role in the decision by EU countries to re-authorise Europe’s most used weedkiller, glyphosate.

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Greens call on Commission to reject relicensing of glyphosate, as EU countries fail to agree on controversial weedkiller

Greens continue to press for a full ban on glyphosate which is linked to some cancers and damages biodiversity and soil health.

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Greens call for ban on toxic glyphosate and say ‘green Brexit’ must include moves towards chemical free farming

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.

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Greens call on MEPs to stand up for public health and block new criteria for ‘endocrine disruptors’

Ahead of a vote today in the European Parliament, Greens are urging MEPs to vote down criteria for identifying harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals.

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