Writing for the Ecologist, Molly welcomes the expected ban on neonicotinoids to protect bees, but questions whether environment secretary Michael Gove will challenge the chemicals industry lobby and retain regulations after Brexit.
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.
Molly writes for the Ecologist questioning Monsanto’s role in the decision by EU countries to re-authorise Europe’s most used weedkiller, glyphosate.
Greens continue to press for a full ban on glyphosate which is linked to some cancers and damages biodiversity and soil health.
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.
Ahead of a vote today in the European Parliament, Greens are urging MEPs to vote down criteria for identifying harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals.
Molly calls on the government to come clean and reveal the results of studies into the impacts of a hard 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.
Molly has written to 15 local authorities asking what plans they have in place to deal with an emergency nuclear incident at Hinkley.