Phoebe Cooke

About

Phoebe joined DeSmog in 2020. She is currently co-deputy editor and was previously the organisation’s Senior Reporter.

Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, Politico and Financial Times, as well as German titles Deutsche Welle and Klimareporter. Phoebe is NCTJ-accredited, and holds a degree in German from Oxford University and a Master’s in environmental politics from Birkbeck.

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Conservatives accused of a “stitch up” as Trudy Harrison replaces Green Tory Chris Skidmore.

Conservatives accused of a “stitch up” as Trudy Harrison replaces Green Tory Chris Skidmore.
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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 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 a huge presence at this year's UN climate talks — including many US lawmakers who count the sector among their biggest donors.

The fossil fuel industry has a huge presence at this year's UN climate talks — including many US lawmakers who count the sector among their biggest donors.
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The company, which organises conferences for the oil and gas industry, was awarded the contract without competition.

The company, which organises conferences for the oil and gas industry, was awarded the contract without competition.
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The influential newspaper featured ten opinion writers with links to the UK’s main climate science denial group.

The influential newspaper featured ten opinion writers with links to the UK’s main climate science denial group.
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Treasury meeting records show senior politicians repeatedly offering reassurance to the Norwegian energy giant.

Treasury meeting records show senior politicians repeatedly offering reassurance to the Norwegian energy giant.
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Tony Ballance from Cadent told the Labour conference to ignore scientific studies that show the limitations of hydrogen for heating.

Tony Ballance from Cadent told the Labour conference to ignore scientific studies that show the limitations of hydrogen for heating.
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Norfolk MP Jerome Mayhew says at Conservative party conference that only “mud hut zealots” would rule out ongoing exploration of North Sea oil and gas.

Norfolk MP Jerome Mayhew says at Conservative party conference that only “mud hut zealots” would rule out ongoing exploration of North Sea oil and gas.
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Emails seen by DeSmog show a PR lobby funded by gas companies is looking to influence the opposition party as likely winners of the next general election.

Emails seen by DeSmog show a PR lobby funded by gas companies is looking to influence the opposition party as likely winners of the next general election.