Rachel is a freelance investigative researcher and reporter based in London. She is the former Lead Researcher and Reporter at DeSmog, where she oversaw investigations into corporate greenwashing, banks’ financing of fossil fuels, and agribusiness lobbying against the EU’s Farm to Fork. Her work has been covered by outlets including The Guardian, Vice News, The Financial Times and The Hill.
Major food and agriculture companies have sent 340 representatives to Dubai for the climate summit.
From ‘innovation sprints’ to spritzers, polluting agri-giants have so many ways to influence climate outcomes.
Polluting livestock companies and lobby groups will target pavilions in a coordinated campaign at the UN climate summit, documents show.
The technology could provide cover for fossil fuel companies to explore more oil and gas drilling, campaigners say.
We debunk some key concepts that the world’s largest food and farming companies will be using to sway debates at the climate summit.
DeSmog to track the agriculture industry’s efforts to shape the agenda of the upcoming UAE COP28 summit.
High level links between polluting sectors and bank directors could be acting as a block to climate action, campaigners warn.
Campaigners warn of industrial farm lobby’s growing influence amid sharp rise in representatives attending UN climate talks in Egypt.
Campaigners see scant evidence that the Department of Agriculture is ready to break with its long history of promoting agribusiness at the expense of the environment.
Critics say the US-led AIM4C coalition will sideline nature-friendly farming in favour of a polluting status quo.