It may come as something of a surprise to regular readers of DeSmog that we are joining more than 250 other news outlets in a global collaboration called “Covering Climate Now,” led by The Nation and the Columbia Journalism Review. After all, DeSmog...
Mat HopeOMG this is just *such* impressive investigative journalism. I mean, how on earth did they uncover this conspiracy 🧐
Mat HopeThe vast majority of the Tory party's money came from hedgefund manager Michael Hintze. (He also gave £100k to Vote Leave, the second biggest overall beneficiary in this analysis) 🇪🇺🇬🇧 More on him here
Mat HopeI was curious which politicians and political groups they were funding. Armed with the list you can find half-way down the above link, I simply plugged their names into the Electoral Commission's database
This election cycle has seen an unprecedented number of announcements from all parties on renewable energy, reforestation, and other items generally reserved for only the greenest on the political spectrum. So much so that some are calling this the...
Boris Johnson will promise a "clean energy revolution" as one of the prizes of Brexit as he says a Tory government would spearhead the drive to tackle climate change.
Mat HopeSo, call me cynical, but he's basically gonna say 'loads more EVs' (brilliant. How?), a million trees (grand in like 50 years time), and... nuclear fusion 🤯
This is the climate manifesto of someone who last paid attention in 2005.
A handful of protesters on the ground floor of the cavernous Cape Town Internati...
Mat HopeThis kind of statement remains so, so common. And it's no surprise when (a) efforts to explain and promote green development paths are so under-resourced, (b) there is only ever a token effort to deliver them anyway
As the protest at Preston New Road , Lancashire, marks its second anniversary, one mother and daughter look back on their unexpected transformation from a regular family into activists at the frontline of the UK’s anti-fracking movement.
Mat HopeThe #frackingban represents another big punctuation point in what has been a heck of a story so far. A story that has been formative for me as a climate journalist.
(Catch up on that news here courtesy of @RuthHayhurstdesmog.co.uk/2019/11/04/uk-…)