About us

Climate Home News is an independent news site dedicated to bringing important climate stories to as large an audience as possible.

Our London-based editorial team coordinates deep reporting from around the world on the political, economic, social and natural impacts of climate change. Our coverage of UN climate talks is essential reading.

Our reporting is open source and can be republished under a Creative Commons License. Please follow these guidelines.

Our team


Karl Mathiesen is Climate Home News’ editor-in-chief. He has written for national newspapers, newswires and magazines in Australia and the UK. Before joining Climate Home News in 2016, he worked mostly with the Guardian’s environment desk. He is based in London.

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Megan Darby is Climate Home News’ deputy editor. She previously wrote about UK energy and water industries for leading sector publication Utility Week. She holds a mathematics degree from Newcastle University.

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Jill Russo is Climate Home News’ communities editor. She has worked for a number of media organisations, primarily in the US. She holds degrees in psychology and media/communications.

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Sara Stefanini is Climate Home News’ senior reporter, covering Brexit and broader stories. She is also a freelance writer, contributing to the Financial Times and other organisations. Previously she was a senior policy reporter at Politico Europe in Brussels, covering energy, climate change and environment, and has a master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism. She is based in London.

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Natalie Sauer reports for Climate Home News. She has contributed to a variety of international outlets, including Politico Europe, AFP and The Ecologist. French and British, she holds a languages degree from Cambridge University and speaks Spanish, German and a smattering of Russian. She is based in London.

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Fabiano Maisonnave is Climate Home News’ Latin America correspondent. He lives in Manaus and is the Amazon correspondent for Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil’s most influential newspaper. A 2016 Nieman Fellow, he also has served as the paper’s correspondent in Washington, Caracas, and Beijing and has reported from 31 countries.

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Climate Home News is the trading name of Climate Home News Ltd, a UK company registered at 83b Ashley Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW1P 1HG.


Sponsors

Read about the benefits of being a CHN sponsor here.

Climate Home News is grateful to be supported by the below organisations. Our major sponsor, Responding to Climate Change, supports the core running costs of our journalism.

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The European Climate Foundation assists CHN by providing office space for three staff in an independent office in central London. The ECF has also occasionally helped CHN with funding for individual projects, including sponsoring a wage for one of CHN’s staff.

For more information about sponsorship please contact James Ramsey [email protected]


Editorial policy

Climate Home News retains full authority over editorial content to protect the best journalistic interests of our organization. Editorial decision making lies solely with the editor-in-chief. The publisher and owner will not interfere with editorial decisions.

Sponsors

CHN’s main income is through our sponsorship model. Sponsors are offered promotion and advertising through the site, our social media channels and our newsletters. CHN explicitly notifies sponsors that support does not grant any oversight or access to editorial decision making. Acceptance of financial support does not constitute implied or actual endorsement of sponsors or their products, services or opinions.

Sponsored posts run clearly marked on our site. They are provided by sponsors or otherwise produced with their guidance. They are not Climate Home News editorial.

We also accept microdonations through a Patreon account. Donors have no access to editorial decision making.

Donations and reporting grants

CHN may consider donations to support the coverage of particular topics, but our organisation maintains editorial control of the coverage. We will cede no right of review or influence of editorial content, nor of unauthorized distribution of editorial content. Activities or content supported by donations is transparently labelled.