only heard the bad news about the climate and biodiversity crisis in 2018 when she was researching a novel set in 2030. She immediately became an activist with XR starting a podcast which ran for 40 episodes interviewing luminaries such as Margaret Atwood, Christiana Figureres, Kate Raworth, Amitav Ghosh and Jonathan Franzen. She co-founded Writers Rebel in 2019 and Steve Baker Watch in 2020. Much of her work has focussed on denialism and delayism. She considers it a badge of honour to have been deemed ‘an ecomoron’ by The Daily Mail.