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.

on

Party activists “ashamed” to learn of the contribution from the North Yorkshire biomass company.

Party activists “ashamed” to learn of the contribution from the North Yorkshire biomass company.
on

Documents show bioenergy giant is “influencing the thinking” of ministers, say campaigners.

Documents show bioenergy giant is “influencing the thinking” of ministers, say campaigners.
on

The cost of living crisis and a surge in fossil fuel prices “turbocharged an ecosystem of disinformation” around the summit, study finds.

The cost of living crisis and a surge in fossil fuel prices “turbocharged an ecosystem of disinformation” around the summit, study finds.
on

Emergency moves to end energy dependence on Russia represent a victory for the gas lobby’s plans to lock Europe’s biggest economy into the global market for liquefied natural gas, campaigners warn.

Emergency moves to end energy dependence on Russia represent a victory for the gas lobby’s plans to lock Europe’s biggest economy into the global market for liquefied natural gas, campaigners warn.
Series: Gas Lock-in
on

A race by German and Italian companies to secure new sources of natural gas in the wake of the Ukraine invasion risks harming Africa’s clean energy transition, campaigners warn.

A race by German and Italian companies to secure new sources of natural gas in the wake of the Ukraine invasion risks harming Africa’s clean energy transition, campaigners warn.
on

The country has sent the second largest number of fossil fuel-linked delegates -- who campaigners accused of being “complicit in Russia’s war crimes” -- to this year's climate talks.

The country has sent the second largest number of fossil fuel-linked delegates -- who campaigners accused of being “complicit in Russia’s war crimes” -- to this year's climate talks.
on

Campaigners say the Yorkshire biomass company is "running for cover" after it was hit by a series of scandals.

Campaigners say the Yorkshire biomass company is "running for cover" after it was hit by a series of scandals.
on

Lord Vinson is one of the few known donors to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, which advocates for fracking via its campaign arm Net Zero Watch.

Lord Vinson is one of the few known donors to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, which advocates for fracking via its campaign arm Net Zero Watch.
on

Edelman’s prominent sponsorship of the annual gathering raises concerns about the Truss government’s commitment to net zero.

Edelman’s prominent sponsorship of the annual gathering raises concerns about the Truss government’s commitment to net zero.
on

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.