A focus on what the Greens and the EU are doing to tackle tax avoidance and a visit by German Greens to Bristol.
This edition reports on a ramping up of the campaign against Hinkley and the government’s energy policies and the launch of #GreenerIn, the Green campaign to remain in the EU. Also lots on tax, with IKEA exposed as the the latest corporate tax dodger and a new push to abolish the tampon tax. Plus, food producers showcase their wonderful products in Brussels.
As this e-news demonstrates 2016 has got off to a flying start!
Climate change, its impacts and fracking dominate this e-news but also featured are the use of antibiotics in farming, tax avoidance and arms sales.
This edition of e-news focuses heavily on climate change and the impending COP21 negotiations in Paris. As an economist Molly is keen to highlight the issue of climate finance, and made her case for public funding for climate pledges at a Greens conference in Paris.
The first of the new-look e-news which will now be sent to subscribers every four weeks, to tie in with the Strasbourg plenary sessions, and feature the latest videos from Molly’s YouTube channel.
A chance to see Molly’s much acclaimed interview with Andrew Neil during Green Party conference together with a definite corporate theme – Hinkley, VW emissions scandal and the issue of corporate lobbying.
From the refugee crisis to the crisis in the renewables sector caused by Tory government policy; from cloning to launching a local currency – there is much on the agenda for an MEP!
This edition includes the crisis in Greece to new powers for Cornwall, as well as Molly’s visits around the South West region, including a visit to AFC Bournemouth.
This has been a particularly busy, but very successful, fortnight for the Greens in Europe and this edition will provides answers to two important questions: ‘What does Europe ever do for us?’ And ‘What difference do Green MEPs make?’