Rachel Sherrington

About

Rachel is Lead Researcher and Reporter at DeSmog where she has led investigations into the climate-conflicted ties of directors in the finance sector and climate-science denying groups pushing for environmental deregulation in UK trade deals. She previously worked as a researcher and assistant to the director at the climate charity Hope for the Future and as a researcher in UK parliament. She completed her Masters in Global Politics from LSE in 2018 with Distinction.

Analysis
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Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.

Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
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The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.

The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.
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The farming body has registered as a 'non-commercial' organisation on the newly updated EU Transparency Register, meaning it does not have to declare its lobbying spend.

The farming body has registered as a 'non-commercial' organisation on the newly updated EU Transparency Register, meaning it does not have to declare its lobbying spend.
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Agrochemical and pesticide giants like Bayer and BASF are pushing for weaker action on harmful chemicals and climate goals.

Agrochemical and pesticide giants like Bayer and BASF are pushing for weaker action on harmful chemicals and climate goals.
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The ‘sustainability principles’ outlined in the document could in fact contribute to increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, a policy analyst has claimed.

The ‘sustainability principles’ outlined in the document could in fact contribute to increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, a policy analyst has claimed.
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A tour by activists exposes Glasgow’s contribution to climate and racial injustice.

A tour by activists exposes Glasgow’s contribution to climate and racial injustice.
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Environmental groups are calling on world leaders to bring in tougher rules on fossil fuel companies’ access to policy-making processes.

Environmental groups are calling on world leaders to bring in tougher rules on fossil fuel companies’ access to policy-making processes.
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The COP26 delegation includes the CEO of Minerva Foods, and the chair of Marfrig, two of the world’s largest beef companies. Critics say their presence "smacks of greenwashing."

The COP26 delegation includes the CEO of Minerva Foods, and the chair of Marfrig, two of the world’s largest beef companies. Critics say their presence "smacks of greenwashing."
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Listed clients of public relations firm 6 Hillgrove distanced themselves from Lois Perry’s views when approached.

Listed clients of public relations firm 6 Hillgrove distanced themselves from Lois Perry’s views when approached.
Analysis
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Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.

Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.
Analysis
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Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.

Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
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The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.

The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.
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The farming body has registered as a 'non-commercial' organisation on the newly updated EU Transparency Register, meaning it does not have to declare its lobbying spend.

The farming body has registered as a 'non-commercial' organisation on the newly updated EU Transparency Register, meaning it does not have to declare its lobbying spend.
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Agrochemical and pesticide giants like Bayer and BASF are pushing for weaker action on harmful chemicals and climate goals.

Agrochemical and pesticide giants like Bayer and BASF are pushing for weaker action on harmful chemicals and climate goals.
on

The ‘sustainability principles’ outlined in the document could in fact contribute to increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, a policy analyst has claimed.

The ‘sustainability principles’ outlined in the document could in fact contribute to increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, a policy analyst has claimed.
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A tour by activists exposes Glasgow’s contribution to climate and racial injustice.

A tour by activists exposes Glasgow’s contribution to climate and racial injustice.
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Environmental groups are calling on world leaders to bring in tougher rules on fossil fuel companies’ access to policy-making processes.

Environmental groups are calling on world leaders to bring in tougher rules on fossil fuel companies’ access to policy-making processes.
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The COP26 delegation includes the CEO of Minerva Foods, and the chair of Marfrig, two of the world’s largest beef companies. Critics say their presence "smacks of greenwashing."

The COP26 delegation includes the CEO of Minerva Foods, and the chair of Marfrig, two of the world’s largest beef companies. Critics say their presence "smacks of greenwashing."
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Listed clients of public relations firm 6 Hillgrove distanced themselves from Lois Perry’s views when approached.

Listed clients of public relations firm 6 Hillgrove distanced themselves from Lois Perry’s views when approached.
Analysis
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Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.

Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.