Phoebe Cooke

About

Phoebe is Senior Reporter at DeSmog, where she joined researching corporate interest in forest carbon offsets in March 2020. She previously trained as a news reporter across local titles in Essex and East London, before going freelance in 2017. Her work has since appeared in The Independent, The Evening Standard, The Sun Online, Deutsche Welle, The Local and Prospect Magazine. She holds a degree in German from Oxford University and a senior diploma in newspaper journalism. She is currently completing a part-time Master’s in Global Environmental Policy and Politics at Birkbeck, University of London.

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Major verifier of existing projects says ‘few, if any, credits would pass’ under proposed new rules.

Major verifier of existing projects says ‘few, if any, credits would pass’ under proposed new rules.
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Graham Stuart MP has championed the UK’s highly polluting wood-pellet burning power station, which is located close to his Yorkshire constituency.

Graham Stuart MP has championed the UK’s highly polluting wood-pellet burning power station, which is located close to his Yorkshire constituency.
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Industry steps up PR campaign to water down proposed new rules to protect forest ecosystems.

Industry steps up PR campaign to water down proposed new rules to protect forest ecosystems.
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Climate campaigners are concerned over Jane Toogood’s role in a company that sells technology to produce hydrogen from methane.

Climate campaigners are concerned over Jane Toogood’s role in a company that sells technology to produce hydrogen from methane.
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Campaigners say action on climate change is in jeopardy if MPs such as climate science denier John Redwood are granted key posts.

Campaigners say action on climate change is in jeopardy if MPs such as climate science denier John Redwood are granted key posts.
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Steve Baker, who ran Suella Braverman’s failed Conservative leadership campaign and now supports Liz Truss, had the £2,000 ticket covered by Brexit Party donor Christopher Harborne.

Steve Baker, who ran Suella Braverman’s failed Conservative leadership campaign and now supports Liz Truss, had the £2,000 ticket covered by Brexit Party donor Christopher Harborne.
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MPs are whittling down the list of candidates for the next PM – but few are green champions.

MPs are whittling down the list of candidates for the next PM – but few are green champions.
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Nadhim is in, Rishi is out - here’s our rundown of where current cabinet members stand on climate change.

Nadhim is in, Rishi is out - here’s our rundown of where current cabinet members stand on climate change.
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Nadhim Zahawi brings a long history of working with the sector into a key climate role in the British government.

Nadhim Zahawi brings a long history of working with the sector into a key climate role in the British government.
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The company is currently seeking an estimated £31.7 billion worth of subsidies from the UK government for a similar project.

The company is currently seeking an estimated £31.7 billion worth of subsidies from the UK government for a similar project.