Fast & Fair, The Climate Transition

Podcast in partnership with DLA Piper



Carbon Literacy Begins in the Boardroom (#EP6)

Alex Tamlyn, a Partner at DLA Piper, and Lindsay Hooper, Executive Director of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership join Paul van Zyl, co-founder of The Conduit.

Achieving Access and Equity for Small Nations (#EP5)

In this episode of Fast & Fair: The Climate Transition podcast, Paul van Zyl is joined by Nino Tandilashvili, the Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, along with Jesse Medlong, an Associate at DLA Piper, the only law firm representing a country at COP26. They discuss the importance of prioritising fairness and equity in climate discussions, and the impact of DLA Piper’s advocacy for Georgia at COP.

The Policymaker Gap (EP#4)

In this episode, Paul talks to Apolitical co-founder and CEO, Robyn Scott; Climate Envoy for the Netherlands, H.R.H. Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme; and Former Minister for the Environment in Denmark, Ida Auken about the role of policy in a just transition.

Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Technology (Ep #3)

As the buzz around green hydrogen gathers steam, Andreas Gunst, Partner at DLA Piper, joins Lee Beck (Clean Air Task Force) to discuss its potential as a clean and renewable energy source, the latest developments in carbon capture, utilisation and storage technology, and the ways in which government and business must collaborate to accelerate the transition to a decarbonised energy sector.

Climate Litigation (Ep #2)

Increasingly the climate lobby is moving from the streets to the courtroom - but how can climate litigation accelerate government policies for a zero emissions future? In this episode, Paul van Zyl is joined by Alice Garton, Director of Global Legal Strategy at the Foundation for International Law for the Environment, to explore litigation and human rights law as a tool for climate action.

Just Transition & Human Rights (Ep #1)

What do we really mean by a just transition, what role does the law have to play, and how can we place indigenous knowledge at the forefront of climate decision making? In this episode, Paul van Zyl is joined by Yasmine Ahmed, UK Director of Human Rights Watch, and Tishiko King, a Torres Strait Islander and campaigner, to delve into these vital questions. They discuss what governments should be doing to protect the rights of at-risk populations, the Torres Strait islands ground-breaking court case against the Australian government, and why having a clean, healthy and sustainable environment is a human right