Archives: Health

What does eating meat have to do with extreme weather conditions like this week’s snowstorms? Quite a lot, actually

Following hosted a debate in the European Parliament on how we can reduce the climate impact of our diets, Molly looks at the potential of reducing meat consumption by substituting it with protein crops.

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Government should stop burning cash on biomass plants and waste incinerators

Writing for Business Green, Molly argues that innovation can help us tackle #airpollution from log-burning stoves, but a more critical issue is the UK’s insatiable appetite for sending wood & waste up in smoke to generate electricity.

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Greens welcome EU action on UK over toxic air

Molly has welcomed an urgent EU deadline for the UK to detail how it is to clean up its act on air pollution or face the European Court of Justice.

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Neonics, Brexit and beyond

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.

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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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