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Charlotte
Roberts

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Charley

Charley is an Associate in the Climate and Sustainability Practice. Before joining Global Counsel, Charley worked for WWF-UK in the public affairs team, lobbying on key environmental pieces of legislation, and working on campaigns across deforestation and ocean recovery. Prior to this Charley also worked as an assistant political researcher in the Houses of Parliament. 

At Global Counsel, Charley supports the firm’s climate and sustainability clients, producing research to advise clients on the risks and opportunities surrounding environmental policy, regulatory, and political issues. Charley also supports Global Counsel’s energy practice and their clients. 
 

Latest Insights by Charlotte Roberts

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Nature-based solutions: cost-effective and credible?

Sustainability

Not all solutions for mitigation and adaptation to climate change are technological. So-called ‘nature-based’ solutions are rapidly increasing in prominence, successfully breaking through conservation circles to mainstream policy since the 2019 Madrid UN climate conference.

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Climate policy - coming to your plate

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On November 3rd, Global Counsel hosted a panel discussion on the role of diet in achieving climate objectives. The discussion focused on how likely we are see forthcoming UK policy aimed at addressing a dietary shift and whether we can expect to see governments increasingly intervene in this area in the same way they do in energy or transport.

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Is an EU-wide ban on petrol and diesel cars imminent?

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A decision is imminent on whether the UK will bring forward its phase-out date for vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) from 2035 to 2030 – in itself already a radically different position than this time last year where the phase-out date was set at 2040. Pressure is mounting from all sides as without this decision, the UK stands no chance of meeting its net…

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Success at COP26: four issues to watch from GC's experts

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We hear from four of our climate and energy experts on key issues that will impact the success or failure of COP26: China's climate action policies; a shift from mitigation to resilience and adaptation in sustainability efforts; the Paris Agreement's controversial global carbon market; and how different US climate policy may look depending on the eleciton results.

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