Rich Collett-White is Deputy Editor of DeSmog. He joined the organisation in December 2018 as a UK researcher and reporter, having previously worked in communications for the climate charity Operation Noah. He has since pursued investigations into climate misinformation, government policy and industry lobbying, which have been covered by the Guardian, Independent and Times. He previously worked in campaigns and communications for the charity Operation Noah. He graduated from Oxford University with a French and Russian degree in 2015, after which he volunteered with grassroots climate activist groups and worked as a freelance translator.
The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.