William Young

William Young is Director at BloombergNEF, Bloomberg’s strategic research business and climate lead on the East-West focused New Economy Forum. He was formerly Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer and prior to that was instrumental in launching NEF’s research capabilities and advising clients on technology, finance, economics, politics and business opportunities in the transition to a low carbon economy.

William Young

The climate and migration: Implications for Britain

Jack Richardson and William Young explain how Britain can enhance its approach to both ‘climate-induced’ and ‘climate-provoked’ migration

JETPs and the UK’s international engagement

William Young underlines the importance of Just Energy Transition Partnerships to the UK’s international engagement

China’s carbon-intensive rise: Addressing the tensions

William Young and Jack Richardson explain how the United Kingdom’s environmental policy towards the People’s Republic of China is becoming outmoded

Lessons for today’s natural gas crisis from the 1970s oil crises

William Young explores the gas crisis gripping the world and asks if there are lessons to be learnt from the 1970s

Critical minerals: Towards a British strategy

William Young and Jack Richardson explain how the United Kingdom can enhance its resilience in relation to critical minerals – particularly rare earths

‘Green Britain’: A scientific superpower for a new era

William Young explains how the United Kingdom can become a scientific superpower by reestablishing the virtuous circle between state, economy and innovation

Amazon’s waste scandal: Awful, but what next?

William Young asks how the United Kingdom could reform its waste disposal systems after ITV News claimed that Amazon sends unwanted goods to landfill

When climate and trade combine: British policy options

William Young provides options for the United Kingdom to help develop an effective international response to the issue of carbon leakage