DeSmog

Rachel Sherrington

About

Rachel is an investigative researcher and reporter based in Brussels. Her work has been covered by outlets including The Guardian, Vice News, The Financial Times and The Hill. She is the former Lead Researcher and Reporter at DeSmog (2020-2022) and was a finalist at the British Journalism Awards in 2021.

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Industry leaders praise UN food and climate plan as “music to our ears”.

Industry leaders praise UN food and climate plan as “music to our ears”.
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Insiders fear that conflicts of interest on the boards of the six largest communications firms are quashing effective climate action.

Insiders fear that conflicts of interest on the boards of the six largest communications firms are quashing effective climate action.
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Big agriculture and far-right parties set farmers against the environment but producers on the ground in Brussels told a different story.

Big agriculture and far-right parties set farmers against the environment but producers on the ground in Brussels told a different story.
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Major food and agriculture companies have sent 340 representatives to Dubai for the climate summit.

Major food and agriculture companies have sent 340 representatives to Dubai for the climate summit.
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From ‘innovation sprints’ to spritzers, polluting agri-giants have so many ways to influence climate outcomes.

From ‘innovation sprints’ to spritzers, polluting agri-giants have so many ways to influence climate outcomes.
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Polluting livestock companies and lobby groups will target pavilions in a coordinated campaign at the UN climate summit, documents show.

Polluting livestock companies and lobby groups will target pavilions in a coordinated campaign at the UN climate summit, documents show.
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The technology could provide cover for fossil fuel companies to explore more oil and gas drilling, campaigners say.

The technology could provide cover for fossil fuel companies to explore more oil and gas drilling, campaigners say.
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We debunk some key concepts that the world’s largest food and farming companies will be using to sway debates at the climate summit.

We debunk some key concepts that the world’s largest food and farming companies will be using to sway debates at the climate summit.
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DeSmog to track the agriculture industry’s efforts to shape the agenda of the upcoming UAE COP28 summit.

DeSmog to track the agriculture industry’s efforts to shape the agenda of the upcoming UAE COP28 summit.
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High level links between polluting sectors and bank directors could be acting as a block to climate action, campaigners warn.

High level links between polluting sectors and bank directors could be acting as a block to climate action, campaigners warn.