The Flint Podcast – COP26: What Happened – What Next?

The Flint Podcast

In the aftermath of the final deal at COP26 our experts provide analysis of the deal itself, as well as what it means for the domestic and international agenda on climate change in the months and years ahead. Flint Partner Kiran Horwich chairs a discussion between Flint Partner Josh Buckland (Former adviser to the Business Secretary on energy and […]

PM’s new green vision ahead of COP26

PM's new green vision ahead of COP26

Key Points The Government has set down a significant marker ahead of COP26 by announcing a raft of new green measures, representing a moment of truth as to the scale of the Prime Minister’s green ambitions. The centerpiece of thousands of pages of policy detail is the much anticipated Net Zero Strategy that sets out […]

Crunch time: Climate clock ticks down to COP26

Crunch time: Climate clock ticks down to COP26

Key points:  Despite numerous calls for further postponement, COP26 is set to go ahead in November, with final logistical arrangements being rushed through so world leaders can descend on Glasgow.  The ever more challenging geopolitical context means the UK Presidency is actively dampening down expectations of what will be agreed, with a diplomatic stand-off not completely excluded at this stage.  Discussions in the margins of the United Nations General […]

Six new partners promoted from the Flint team

Six new partners promoted from the Flint team

With effect from 1 September, we have promoted six new partners within our Flint team. Warm congratulations to Josh Buckland, Kiran Horwich, Karla Perca Lopez, Ed de Minckwitz, Jon Sell and Sion Simon.   Announcing these appointments, Flint managing partners Simon Fraser and Ed Richards said “We are further strengthening our leadership team to support the continuing growth of Flint and ensure excellent service to our clients. We are determined both to attract the best outside talent to Flint and to reward the efforts and success of those already in our team”.   At Flint we […]

The art of the impossible?

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases Sixth Assessment Report

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases Sixth Assessment Report  Yesterday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a landmark report outlining the latest scientific assessment of the likely impact of climate change, the first such assessment for eight years. Highly anticipated, it comes less than 100 days before COP26 and as a forerunner, paints a decidedly gloomy picture.   The starkest of warnings  The […]

Josh Buckland – Report for Bright Blue

Josh Buckland

In his new report for Bright Blue titled “Green Money: a plan to reform UK carbon pricing”, Flint Director Joshua Buckland argues for a comprehensive reform of carbon taxes to hit net zero emissions.

Flint Update: Prime Minister’s 10-point climate plan

Josh Buckland

Joshua Buckland, Flint Director and former Energy Advisor to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, shares his analysis on the Prime Minister’s 10-point climate plan and what it means for businesses and investors.