About us

Climate Home News is an independent news site specialising in the international politics of the climate crisis.

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.

Megan Darby is acting editor of Climate Home News. 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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Chloé Farand is Climate Home News’ senior reporter. Her work has appeared in national publications including the Guardian, the Independent, the i paper and the BBC. Before joining Climate Home News, she worked for the investigative environmental outlet DeSmog UK and contributed to Business Green.

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Zak Derler is Climate Home News’ associate editor for branded content. He also researches climate science denial and fossil fuel lobbying at DeSmog UK and his work has appeared in The London Economic and Byline Times. This year, Zak is studying for an MSc in Environmental Sciences at the University of Liverpool.

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Joe Lo is a reporter for Climate Home News. He has previously specialised in container shipping, UK politics and investigative stories about Scotland. His work has appeared in the Guardian, Al Jazeera and Deutsche Welle.

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Isabelle Gerretsen is a reporter for Climate Home News. She previously covered climate for CNN International and has written for national and international publications including The Independent, the BBC, Reuters and Newsweek.

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Climate Home News is the trading name of Climate Change News Ltd, a UK company registered at 42a, High Street, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1JT. Its CEO and founder is James Ramsey.


Climate Home News is actively seeking new partnerships, find out more here.

Climate Home News is grateful to be supported by the below organisations.

Signify logoResponding to Climate Change logoFuture Climate for Africa logoUnilever logoClimate Investment Funds logoWe Mean Business logo

We also receive occasional funding from the European Climate Foundation.

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.


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 and social media. 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.