"The cost of the whole supply chain needs to be considered." Dr Philippe Blanchard from the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the news that McDonalds will replace plastic straws with paper in all its UK and Ireland restaurants from September.
Professor Eric Jensen, expert in public engagement and the environment discusses, the news that one in five UK mammals, including the red squirrel and the wildcat, are at risk of extinction.
Dr Daniel Bayliss comments on the news that NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered ancient organic molecules on Mars, embedded within sedimentary rocks that are billions of years old.
Dr Elena Giusti, Assistant Professor in Latin Literature and Language, discusses the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction, won by Kamila Shamsie for her novel Home Fire, a reworking of Sophocles' Greek tragedy.
Professor Christopher Hughes, expert in Japanese politics in University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studfies, comments on Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe's visit to the White House on 7th of June ahead of expected US-North Korea summit and G7 summit.