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Cristina Brooks

Senior Journalist, Climate & Sustainability

Cristina Brooks is a senior journalist for the Climate & Sustainability practice at S&P Global Commodity Insights

Cristina works in S&P Global Commodity Insights UK office, covering European renewable energy, environmental finance, climate action and ESG initiatives. She follows European greening first-movers, the forthcoming European Green Deal legislation and various schemes aiming to reach net-zero emissions.

She joined S&P Global Commodity Insights in 2021 after spending a decade working as both an editor and a staff journalist at finance, policy, traditional and renewable energy trade magazines in London. In a journalistic capacity, she found herself covering global greening markets, policies and initiatives in multiple industries. Her writing on greening topics has appeared in publications like Climate Action, ENDS Report, reNews and LNG Fuelling. Cristina has contributed features on energy markets to the Breaking Energy website and Renewable Energy Focus magazine. She has extensive experience in covering natural gas power, energy efficiency and community energy sectors in the UK.

Over her journalistic career, she has traveled to conferences across Europe and speaks French. She has covered UK Parliamentary hearings on energy and meetings of the Marine Environment Protection Committee at the UN International Maritime Organization headquarters on the topic of curbing shipping emissions. She has also provided communications advice for a local renewable energy PPA specialist. She has worked for both US Senator Dianne Feinstein and the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers archive project in Washington, DC.

Cristina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Smith College and a Postgraduate Certificate in Writing from City University London.