This report looks at why the UK is increasingly isolated in its approach to energy, with a government continuing to subsidise fossil fuels, nuclear power and actively promoting the fracking industry. It proposes some key steps that the UK needs to take in order to keep pace with the switch to renewables that is taking place across the globe.
This report, commissioned by Molly and written by Tom Chance, identifies what lies behind the UK’s housing crisis and looks at some of the solutions used to address housing problems in other EU countries.
This report explores the impact that the so-call ‘modernisation’ of the EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (FTA) might have on corporate tax avoidance and illicit financial flows.
This report explores options for trade post-Brexit and concludes that a radical shift in economic policy, which reduces dependency on exports and makes the UK more self-sufficient, is the only chance there is of making Brexit successful.
As the UK prepares for life outside the EU, Molly has commissioned two reports to inform policy makers, farmers, food producers and rural communities on how we can use Brexit as an opportunity to create an ecologically sustainable farming system and thriving rural communities.
This report explores how the current 2000 or so Trident-related jobs in Plymouth could be replaced within the emerging local ‘green’ economy, making use of the great potential of existing local skills and facilities.
This report commissioned by Molly and researched and written by renewables specialists, Green Peninsula, looks in detail at changes to energy policy in the last eight months. Molly aims to use the report to challenge the Tory government, via the EU Competition Commissioner, on whether they breach rules on a fair and competitive market. The … Read moreRenewable energy: a study of the government’s recent performance
This report by Professor Victor Anderson compares and contrasts a number of possible levers for controlling carbon emissions before reaching a pragmatic conclusion about what to recommend.
A report making the case for Green quantitative easing (QE), which works like conventional QE by pumping new money into the economy, but this money is used specifically to boost the green sectors of the economy with the aim of helping Europe transition to a sustainable economy.
A new study, The Power to Transform the South West, commissioned by Molly Scott Cato, demonstrates how the South West can meet all of its energy needs through renewable energy generation.