Adam Barnett

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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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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.
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The UK government wants to introduce climate criteria that are ‘impossible to fail’, said Uplift's Robbie MacPherson.

The UK government wants to introduce climate criteria that are ‘impossible to fail’, said Uplift's Robbie MacPherson.
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The fossil fuel industry has been allowed to "infiltrate” certain APPGs, warn campaigners.

The fossil fuel industry has been allowed to "infiltrate” certain APPGs, warn campaigners.
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All of the anti-net zero party’s funders in 2023 have oil and gas investments or ties to climate science denial.

All of the anti-net zero party’s funders in 2023 have oil and gas investments or ties to climate science denial.