Sophie Yeo

About

on

The UK government is supporting overseas fossil fuel projects that would become unprofitable if emissions were reduced in line with the Paris Agreement, according to analysis by thinktank Carbon Tr...
on

Tortoise, a media organisation that produces “slow news”, has again come under fire for its commercial relationship with BP.  Tortoise took part in a rebranding workshop held by BP in January, a d...
on

Oil companies are preparing for their upcoming annual general meetings (AGMs), an occasion where shareholders gather to scrutinise directors, vote on resolutions, and express their concerns about h...
on

Just over a month ago, I was invited to speak on a panel about climate change, taking place at Newcastle University’s student union. The event was being hosted by Tortoise Media, a journalism start...
on

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a pro-Brexit former farming minister described as a “real countryman” with a patchy voting record on climate action as new Environment Secretary.  Cornis...
on

The UK government is continuing to fund fossil fuel projects abroad through a little-known investment group, despite recent promises to scale back its foreign investments in polluting schemes. Con...
on

A new coal mine proposed along the Cumbrian coast is “unnecessary” and would hinder efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report.  Woodhouse Colliery received planning permission to...
on

The year is almost over, and — in so many ways — we are in a different place now than when the year began.  For many people, it feels like something has shifted when it comes to climate action. Th...
on

Climate activists have found plenty to be angry about at this year’s UN climate talks, which are scheduled to conclude in Madrid tonight. From youth groups to indigenous people, civil society has b...
on

The halls of the UN climate negotiations in Madrid are unusually quiet this evening, as non-governmental organisations were ejected from the venue following a protest. Hundreds of people staged an...
on

The UK government is supporting overseas fossil fuel projects that would become unprofitable if emissions were reduced in line with the Paris Agreement, according to analysis by thinktank Carbon Tr...
on

Tortoise, a media organisation that produces “slow news”, has again come under fire for its commercial relationship with BP.  Tortoise took part in a rebranding workshop held by BP in January, a d...
on

Oil companies are preparing for their upcoming annual general meetings (AGMs), an occasion where shareholders gather to scrutinise directors, vote on resolutions, and express their concerns about h...
on

Just over a month ago, I was invited to speak on a panel about climate change, taking place at Newcastle University’s student union. The event was being hosted by Tortoise Media, a journalism start...
on

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a pro-Brexit former farming minister described as a “real countryman” with a patchy voting record on climate action as new Environment Secretary.  Cornis...
on

The UK government is continuing to fund fossil fuel projects abroad through a little-known investment group, despite recent promises to scale back its foreign investments in polluting schemes. Con...
on

A new coal mine proposed along the Cumbrian coast is “unnecessary” and would hinder efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report.  Woodhouse Colliery received planning permission to...
on

The year is almost over, and — in so many ways — we are in a different place now than when the year began.  For many people, it feels like something has shifted when it comes to climate action. Th...
on

Climate activists have found plenty to be angry about at this year’s UN climate talks, which are scheduled to conclude in Madrid tonight. From youth groups to indigenous people, civil society has b...
on

The halls of the UN climate negotiations in Madrid are unusually quiet this evening, as non-governmental organisations were ejected from the venue following a protest. Hundreds of people staged an...