Dr Caroline Kuzemko, Assistant Professor in International Political Economy at the University of Warwick, comments on the Prime Minister’s pledge to commit the UK to "net zero" greenhouse gases by 2050.
The recent Mozambique/Credit Suisse fraud case has highlighted the problem of secret loans that are helping to push impoverished countries into debt. Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan of Warwick Law have been supporting Jubilee Debt Campaign's work on this issue. Dr Connelly comments on the news that Labour plan an Overseas Loans Transparency Act to tackle the problem.
Legal expert Dr Kathryn McMahon comments on reports that US authorities intend to begin antitrust investigations into Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple
A new criminal offence of 'upskirting' comes into force today following a successful campaign by Gina Martin to change the law. Dr Laura Lammasniemi from Warwick Law School comments on the crime, and the wider problems of image and technology-based abuse.
Facebook has introduced a new Tributes feature for accounts belonging to the deceased. Warwick expert Debra Bassett, who specialises in the impact of digital technology on grieving, comments.