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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The proposed legislation has so far won the support of 110 MPs across eight political parties - but still has a long way to go.

The proposed legislation has so far won the support of 110 MPs across eight political parties - but still has a long way to go.
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Critics argued that representatives of Drax, which received £832 million from the government last year, should not have a role advising the government on tackling climate change.

Critics argued that representatives of Drax, which received £832 million from the government last year, should not have a role advising the government on tackling climate change.
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Campaigners welcomed the result but warned against complacency after claiming the bank had left a number of questions unanswered during its annual general meeting.

Campaigners welcomed the result but warned against complacency after claiming the bank had left a number of questions unanswered during its annual general meeting.
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The Wycombe MP has found his climate science denying friends most receptive to his tweeting -- the rest of his followers, less so.

The Wycombe MP has found his climate science denying friends most receptive to his tweeting -- the rest of his followers, less so.
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Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.

Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.
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Campaigners say there is growing dissatisfaction among Barclay’s shareholders over the bank’s approach to climate change.

Campaigners say there is growing dissatisfaction among Barclay’s shareholders over the bank’s approach to climate change.
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The poll revealed a major shift in public expectations for urban space and commuting across 15 European cities.

The poll revealed a major shift in public expectations for urban space and commuting across 15 European cities.
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The Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon continue to fight for their right to access safe water and food.

The Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon continue to fight for their right to access safe water and food.
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Two fossil fuel exploration companies bet big on one of oil’s final frontiers, and found out how volatile it could be.

Two fossil fuel exploration companies bet big on one of oil’s final frontiers, and found out how volatile it could be.
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65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.

65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.
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The proposed legislation has so far won the support of 110 MPs across eight political parties - but still has a long way to go.

The proposed legislation has so far won the support of 110 MPs across eight political parties - but still has a long way to go.
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Critics argued that representatives of Drax, which received £832 million from the government last year, should not have a role advising the government on tackling climate change.

Critics argued that representatives of Drax, which received £832 million from the government last year, should not have a role advising the government on tackling climate change.
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Campaigners welcomed the result but warned against complacency after claiming the bank had left a number of questions unanswered during its annual general meeting.

Campaigners welcomed the result but warned against complacency after claiming the bank had left a number of questions unanswered during its annual general meeting.
Analysis
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The Wycombe MP has found his climate science denying friends most receptive to his tweeting -- the rest of his followers, less so.

The Wycombe MP has found his climate science denying friends most receptive to his tweeting -- the rest of his followers, less so.
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Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.

Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.
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Campaigners say there is growing dissatisfaction among Barclay’s shareholders over the bank’s approach to climate change.

Campaigners say there is growing dissatisfaction among Barclay’s shareholders over the bank’s approach to climate change.
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The poll revealed a major shift in public expectations for urban space and commuting across 15 European cities.

The poll revealed a major shift in public expectations for urban space and commuting across 15 European cities.
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The Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon continue to fight for their right to access safe water and food.

The Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon continue to fight for their right to access safe water and food.
on

Two fossil fuel exploration companies bet big on one of oil’s final frontiers, and found out how volatile it could be.

Two fossil fuel exploration companies bet big on one of oil’s final frontiers, and found out how volatile it could be.
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65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.

65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.