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G20 Environment Minister’s Summit - What can we hope for?

Today marks 100 days until The UK hosts the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. Ahead of the occasion, the G20 Environment Ministers will today be meeting as part of a G20 Leaders Summit in Napoli, Italy.

 

To determine the ways in which the summit can be considered a success, we have spoken to Professor Joao Porto De Albuquerque, Director at the University of Warwick’s Institute of Global Sustainable Development.

Fri 23 Jul 2021, 15:32

Migrants "forced onto even riskier paths" by UK/France deal to patrol Channel: Dr Maurice Stierl

The UK and French governments have agreed a deal to tackle the rise in people crossing the Channel. Dr Maurice Stierl, an expert on migrants' and refugees' rights at borders, offers his expert comment.


Expert comment on the work of Richard Donner

Dr James Taylor from Warwick's Department of Film and Television comments on the work of Richard Donner, the director whose work included Superman and The Goonies.

Tue 06 Jul 2021, 15:37 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Film & Television, Film and Television

Technical issues on the Hubble Telescope: Warwick astronomer comments

With NASA reporting technical issues with the Hubble Space Telescope's payload computer and starting procedures to switch to backup hardware, Professor Peter Wheatley from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group in our Department of Physics comments on the importance of this 31 year old mission.

Fri 02 Jul 2021, 14:08 | Tags: Physics, Research, astronomy, astrophysics

Agreement reached on global minimum corporate tax rate - expert comment

"this is the real historic step and an important shift away from a world in which a few rich countries (try to) take decisions on their own." Dr Lucie Gadenne of Warwick Economics and CAGE comments on the news that 130 countries have agreed that there should be a minimum global corporation tax rate.

Fri 02 Jul 2021, 10:37 | Tags: Economics, corporate, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, tax, CAGE

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