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Jessica Shankleman started working for BusinessGreen as a freelance reporter in March 2010, before joining the team on a full time basis in September 2010.

She produces a wide range of news and analysis for the site, with a particular focus on renewable energy, green technology and legislation. She also contributes to much of BusinessGreen's multimedia content.

Jessica is an award-winning journalist who prior to joining BusinessGreen worked for renewable energy industry magazine renews.

She qualified from Cardiff University in 2009 with a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism. While there, she won an NCTJ Top Scoop Award for Excellence in Journalism for an exclusive story on the discovery of an unencrypted memory stick containing confidential child protection information.

Articles by Jessica Shankleman

Christiana Figueres head of the UNFCCC at the New York peoples climate march 22 September 2014

Christiana Figueres: 'We must, we will, and we can address climate change'

The head of the United Nations climate change secretariat outlines her expectations for the New York Climate Summit this week

22 Sep 2014

Peoples climate march New York 22 September 2014

New York Climate March: In pictures

More than 300,000 people demonstrated in New York on Sunday, calling for tough action on climate change, with thousands more marching in cities around the world

22 Sep 2014

Volvo electric bus digital image

Volvo set to roll out hybrid electric buses in Europe

New Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid vehicle promising to slash carbon emissions and air pollution

22 Sep 2014

New York Climate Summit: What can green businesses expect?

From climate finance to forests and Leonardo DiCaprio - what will Ban Ki-moon's high-profile conference deliver?

22 Sep 2014

Breaking: Green champion Alex Salmond quits after losing independence vote

Renewable energy industry calls for Scotland to retain ambitious climate change targets as first minister steps down

19 Sep 2014

'No' vote sparks questions over Scotland's energy future

Scotland tipped to remain UK’s 'renewable powerhouse' after voters reject independence

19 Sep 2014

Greg Barker appointed as Prime Minister's climate change envoy

Former Climate Minister takes up role days ahead of New York Summit

19 Sep 2014

Norway and UK sowing forest finance seeds ahead of New York Climate Summit

COP 20 President Manuel Pulgar-Vidal sets out recipe for successful New York and Lima climate summits

19 Sep 2014

Blue chips and chief execs rally behind New York Climate Summit

Hundreds of companies expected to back calls for a price on carbon, as the Prince of Wales argues fighting climate change is the only 'rational' option

18 Sep 2014

Reports: EU to propose 'billion euro' sweetener in bid to win Polish support for 2030 carbon target

Bloc to set up two investment funds to help poorer countries meet post-2020 greenhouse gas targets, as MEPs challenge 'generous' carbon leakage list

18 Sep 2014

Will cities take centre stage at the New York Climate Summit?

Skanska managing director demands 'tangible' results to drive green urban infrastructure investment, as new report outlines policies needed to protect cities from impacts of global warming

18 Sep 2014

Krispy Kreme follows Dunkin' with doughnut sustainable palm oil pledge

Fast food chain pledges to use 'a large percentage' of sustainable palm oil by 2016

18 Sep 2014

White House takes fresh steps to crack down on HFCs

Industry and EPA partnership commits to deliver HFC alternatives

17 Sep 2014

Dunkin' Donuts pledges to dunk only in sustainable palm oil

Fast-food giant pledges to phase out deforestation in US operations' supply chains by 2016

17 Sep 2014

Sustainable seafood scheme covers one tenth of world's wild fisheries

New Marine Stewardship Council report reveals that nearly $5bn worth of its sustainably certified seafood was sold last year

17 Sep 2014

Greens polling 'neck and neck' with Lib Dems

Party recording best results in 25 years, as leadership slams media for failing to deliver fair levels of recognition

16 Sep 2014

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