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Megan Darby

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Deputy Editor — Climate Home
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Deputy editor at @ClimateHome. Telling stories of life in a warming world. Available to break up man panels

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Biography

Journalist specialising in climate change and energy. Interests include UN climate negotiations, carbon pricing, green finance, adaptation, climate science, renewable transport and energy.

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@climatemegan — 5,658 followers, 11,821 tweets

Jun 29, 2017

The IMO's accountability phobia is why I'm banned from attending their meetings for two years. But I have my sources...

Jun 29, 2017

Point 3 I can corroborate: restrictive reporting rules mean citizens are unlikely to find out about the lobbying done in their name https://t.co/qHo9Ks48vt

Jun 29, 2017

Good column from @o_merk on conflicts of interest in shipping regulation. @IMOHQ talking climate change this week:  http://shippingtoday.eu/foreign-firm-speak-shipping-nation/ 

Jun 29, 2017

RT @SaraSkoeld: Sick how closed the IMO is. Makes one wonder why they need to hide. Most UN meetings are streamed you know...  https://twitter.com/IMOclimate/status/879333179966066688 

Jun 29, 2017

Oh what a surprise. My report from last year on how the Cook Islands vocally oppose climate action in shipping: https://t.co/FquiTsjNdm https://t.co/qwxuyNx4hO

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first journalism job was the water and sewerage beat for Utility Week, a leading B2B publication.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, but I still take shorthand on a notepad, the old-fashioned way

How is social media changing news?

Social media makes everyone a publisher. It shifts the power dynamics, which is really exciting. But twitter is not the world.