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 the London School of Economics in 2018.

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MPs are whittling down the list of candidates for the next PM – but few are green champions.

MPs are whittling down the list of candidates for the next PM – but few are green champions.
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Nadhim is in, Rishi is out - here’s our rundown of where current cabinet members stand on climate change.

Nadhim is in, Rishi is out - here’s our rundown of where current cabinet members stand on climate change.
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The unsubstantiated claim has resurfaced in recent months as pressure has grown for the UK to embrace the controversial gas extraction technique.

The unsubstantiated claim has resurfaced in recent months as pressure has grown for the UK to embrace the controversial gas extraction technique.
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Michael Hintze, an Australian hedge fund manager, will join several other climate sceptics in the House of Lords.

Michael Hintze, an Australian hedge fund manager, will join several other climate sceptics in the House of Lords.
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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.