Simon Retallack
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Simon has 12 years’ experience of leading initiatives on climate change in a variety of roles. Since he joined the Carbon Trust’s Strategy Team in 2010, Simon has led a number of major projects including work advising the UK Government on innovation strategy and the Government of Brazil on energy efficiency policy. Previously, Simon was Associate Director and Head of Climate Change at the Institute for Public Policy Research, where he led an influential programme of research on UK and international climate policy. He also founded the Global Climate Network, a collaboration of leading research organisations in countries key to tackling climate change. Simon was also co-director of the Climate Initiatives Fund and Commissioning Editor of The Ecologist magazine.

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A Sober Look at Durban's Climate Deal

(4) Comments | Posted 11 January 2012 | (23:00)

When I blogged on this site ahead of the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban I said that a 'bottom up' approach was needed to tackle climate change. Has the progress seen at Durban changed that? Immediate reaction to the outcome of the negotiations was decidedly mixed. A month on,...

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Durban Climate Conference: The Only Way is (Bottom) Up

(12) Comments | Posted 27 November 2011 | (22:00)

Governments can hardly claim they haven't been warned. In the last few weeks, four pieces of news have landed on their desks that ought to cause them grave concern. These weren't the latest growth rates or unemployment figures, or the latest credit rating agency downgrades. But they are every bit...

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