Charlotte is a Policy Analyst and Research Adviser to Nick Stern.


Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute Charlotte worked as a monitoring and evaluation consultant for the Green Climate Fund. In this role she was responsible for assessing the evaluation strategies articulated in funding proposals submitted to the Fund.

Charlotte holds a Master of Science degree in International & Development Economics from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics & Economics from the University of Warwick.

Research interests

  • Economics of climate change
  • Economic development and growth


Research - 2022

The authors of this paper argue that, despite their dominance in the economics literature and influence in public discussion and policymaking, the methodology employed by Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) rests on flawed foundations, which become particularly relevant in relation to the realities of the immense risks and challenges of climate change, and the radical changes in our economies that a sound and effective response require. Read more


Policy - 2022

Policy - 2021

This report sets out core elements of an overarching and integrated strategy for recovery from the COVID-10 pandemic and growth, as a contribution to the preparation for the G7 Summit taking place in Carbis Bay, Cornwall (11 to 13 June 2021). Read more

There has been a resurgence in the debate around Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms (CBAMs) and the role they may play in preserving the effectiveness of climate action in high ambition countries. This report explores how the European Union’s CBAM, announced to come into force by the end of 2022, might affect the UK. Read more

Policy - 2020


News - 2020

Investing in clean energy systems and technologies is just as urgent a priority for fragile and conflict-affected situations as it is for more stable environments, and a positive feedback loop exists between securing access to clean energy, state-building and peace, argue Camilla Sacchetto, Nicholas Stern and Charlotte Taylor. Read more

News - 2019

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