Former staff
Left to work at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Victoria Druce

Former Senior Media Relations Officer

Victoria worked at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment from January 2017 until August 2018. She worked in media relations, communicating the work of the Institute to the wider world. Victoria previously worked for the Royal Society, the UK’s Academy for Science, in the press office. She has a post graduate degree in Science Communication and studied Chemistry at Imperial College London.


Commentary  16 May, 2018

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

A new report from the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) warns of a ‘dramatic and worrying collapse’ in green investment in the UK, which is at a 10-year low. This … read more »


Michael Gove MP
Commentary  31 July, 2017

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs should prioritise UK climate resilience

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), with Michael Gove MP at the helm, must focus on building the UK’s resilience to growing risks from climate impacts. Climate … read more »

Commentary  30 May, 2017

How “green” are bank policies to speed economic recovery?

Programmes by the European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of England designed to boost economic growth after the 2008 financial crash could inadvertently be giving high-carbon sectors an advantage over their low-carbon counterparts. These measures, including quantitative easing, may be coming to an end, but their ‘high-carbon skew’ could have a long term impact on the UK and Eurozone. read more »

Commentary  6 April, 2017

In depth: the backtracking on climate change by President Trump’s administration

The ‘Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth’ on 28 March was widely interpreted as a death sentence for the Clean Power Plan, which was introduced by … read more »

Commentary  14 February, 2017

Should the UK stay or should it go? The consequences of a divorce with the EU ETS

As the UK prepares for Brexit, its future participation in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has yet to be decided. Ian Duncan, Conservative MEP for Scotland and … read more »

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