Archives: Trade

Greens win binding rules on stemming trade in conflict minerals

Molly has welcomed a Green win: the European Parliament and European Council have reaching a final agreement on new regulation on tackling conflict minerals.

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Greens demand ‘toxic trade deal’ be examined by European Court of Justice

Greens are calling for the CETA trade deal between the EU and Canada to be examined by judges of the European Court of Justice.

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Corbyn should follow Wallonia’s lead and stand up against CETA

Molly writes for politics.co.uk on why Greens have supported Wallonia’s stand against the CETA trade agreement and how ultimately it will be the European Parliament who can block this dangerous deal.

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If we must have a ‘hard Brexit’, let’s at least make it low-carbon

Rather than protecting big business from the impact of Brexit, government should do more to support the low-carbon transition during this turbulent time, argues Molly or Business Green.

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People power is ending TTIP and other unpopular EU free-trade deals

Molly writes for the Guardian on how grassroots movements are challenging the might of corporations over the TTIP and CETA trade deals but how Brexit risks the UK government signing up to even worse.

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