Molly has said government proposals to give pension funds ‘more confidence’ to divest from environmentally damaging fossil fuels lacks the legal force of EU regulation.
As EU agrees new 32% renewables target, Molly launches new report calling for eleventh-hour rejection of Hinkley C, an end to fossil fuel subsidies and massive investment in renewable energy, energy storage, and energy efficiency.
Molly comments ahead of today’s Commons debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill which will include a vot on EEA membership.
As the Commons debates the EU Withdrawal Bill, Michael Barnier has confirmed to Molly that membership of the European Economic Area (EEA) together with a customs union arrangement is possible.
In the wake of revelations that HMRC have shelved plans to digitalise tax procedures due to Brexit, Molly has warned that at least a billion pounds of tax revenue will be lost.
The UK’s Green MEPs have slammed the decision by the government to give the green light to a third runway at Heathrow.
Molly will challenge Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, when she appears before a European Parliament hearing today.
Following the large majority for her report on sustainable finance, rapporteur and Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has called on the Commission to be more ambitious on the sustainable finance agenda.
Green MEP, Molly Scott Cato, has welcomed the overwhelming support for her report on sustainable finance in a vote today in the European Parliament. Dr Scott Cato, who is the first ever professor of Green Economics, said: “Today’s vote is a signal of the positive shift taking place towards investment in sustainable sectors of the economy. … Read moreEuropean Parliament Takes Important Step to Banish Unsustainable Investments
Molly has stepped up efforts to obtain details of the government’s Brexit impact studies by writing to the Information Commissioner.