Reading for an MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management at Christ Church, Aadil Siddiqi’s research interests lie in marine conservation, ecosystem restoration, and the law, economics and institutions underpinning environmental policy. Previously, he was a Trust Scholar at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he read Land Economy.
The UK broke previous wind-power records in 2020. Source: Orsted
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Silver linings and green recoveries: Promising environmental news in a decidedly dismal year

Before the outbreak of a novel zoonotic disease colonised the news cycle, 2020 had been earmarked as a landmark year for global environmental politics and policy. In Glasgow, world leaders were set to substantiate their commitments to limiting climate change to 1.5ºC of warming under the Paris Agreement, while in Kunming, the international community planned Read More…

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Big banks invested $2.6 trillion in activities linked to global biodiversity loss in 2019, report finds

The world’s fifty largest banks invested a cumulative US$2.6 trillion (£2tn) in firms at the forefront of global biodiversity loss in 2019 alone, according to a new report by Portfolio Earth. On average, each financial institution invested US$52bn in fossil fuel, mining, infrastructure and agricultural firms. The report, entitled Bankrolling Extinction, linked corporate financing to Read More…