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Dr Soroush Abolfathi comments on the Scottish Government's ban on plastic-stemmed cotton buds

"a very positive move towards reducing plastic waste" - Dr Soroush Abolfathi from the Warwick Water Research Group comments on the decision of the Scottish Government to ban plastic-stemmed cotton buds.


Dr George Meszaros comments on the dramatic increase in Amazon fires

"Traditionally the farming lobby illegally opened up land in Brazil and the state acquiesced. With his aggressive rhetoric Bolsonaro has pump primed that sector." Dr George Meszaros, Associate Professor in Warwick Law School, comments on some of the political and legal issues surrounding the burning of the Amazon.
Fri 23 Aug 2019, 09:26 | Tags: environment, Amazon, Expert comment, Brazil, EU, Law, Faculty of Social Science

41 new marine conservation zones created - Expert Comment

"This is a bold and positive step for marine conservation in the UK." Marine ecologist Dr Jessica Savage from Warwick Global Sustainable Development comments on the announcement of 41 new 'blue belt' zones.

Fri 31 May 2019, 09:41 | Tags: environment, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

'We are waking up to the urgency of the situation' - Professor David Mond comments on climate change protests

Protests in London to draw attention to the threat of climate change continue to cause disruption today, but are they having an impact on public opinion? Professor David Mond, from the Warwick Mathematics Institute and a researcher into environmental sustainability, argues that we are seeing a change in public perception.

Thu 18 Apr 2019, 13:08 | Tags: environment, Climate change, mathematics, maths

Banning plastic straws - a step in the right direction?

"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.


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