Adam Barnett

About

Adam Barnett is DeSmog’s UK News Reporter. He is a former Staff Writer at Left Foot Forward and BBC Local Democracy Reporter.

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Lord Agnew is a shareholder in Equinor, the Norwegian oil and gas firm behind the ‘carbon bomb’ Rosebank oil field.

Lord Agnew is a shareholder in Equinor, the Norwegian oil and gas firm behind the ‘carbon bomb’ Rosebank oil field.
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The Ashfield MP, who left the Conservatives today for Reform, shares his new party’s trenchant opposition to net zero.

The Ashfield MP, who left the Conservatives today for Reform, shares his new party’s trenchant opposition to net zero.
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From attacks on “eco-madness” and accusations of a “Net Zero Hoax”, here’s our climate guide to the MPs contesting Labour’s seat.

From attacks on “eco-madness” and accusations of a “Net Zero Hoax”, here’s our climate guide to the MPs contesting Labour’s seat.
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Tory peer Philippa Stroud, who has close ties to the funders of GB News, has been elevated to a senior advisory role by the government.

Tory peer Philippa Stroud, who has close ties to the funders of GB News, has been elevated to a senior advisory role by the government.
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Rupert Lowe, who is standing to replace net zero advocate Chris Skidmore, has attacked the “cult of climate change” and “climate loons”.

Rupert Lowe, who is standing to replace net zero advocate Chris Skidmore, has attacked the “cult of climate change” and “climate loons”.
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Producers say 'No Farmers, No Food' is a populist initiative that serves to “whip up indignation and anger”.

Producers say 'No Farmers, No Food' is a populist initiative that serves to “whip up indignation and anger”.
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The launch of Popular Conservatism saw attacks on “net zero zealots” and the Climate Change Committee.

The launch of Popular Conservatism saw attacks on “net zero zealots” and the Climate Change Committee.
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The Electoral Commission said it would consider enforcement action after the anti-net zero party inaccurately reported a different name on the donation.

The Electoral Commission said it would consider enforcement action after the anti-net zero party inaccurately reported a different name on the donation.
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Petrol lobbyist Howard Cox is “pushing false narratives” on air pollution, said his Green Party rival Zoë Garbett.

Petrol lobbyist Howard Cox is “pushing false narratives” on air pollution, said his Green Party rival Zoë Garbett.
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This week two cabinet ministers met with motoring campaigner and net zero critic Howard Cox, Reform UK’s candidate for London Mayor.

This week two cabinet ministers met with motoring campaigner and net zero critic Howard Cox, Reform UK’s candidate for London Mayor.