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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.


Professor Eric Jensen on the threat facing UK mammals

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.

Wed 13 June 2018, 11:10 | Tags: environment, United Kingdom, Expert comment, Sociology, Wildlife

Dr Daniel Bayliss comments on the discovery of 'the building blocks of life' on Mars

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.

Fri 08 June 2018, 11:33 | Tags: Physics, University of Warwick, Expert comment, astronomy, astrophysics

Tax rises needed to fund the NHS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation said the NHS would need an extra 4% a year - or £2,000 per UK household - for the next 15 years. Dr Sam Watson, Senior Research Fellow, Warwick Medical School comments

Thu 24 May 2018, 14:45 | Tags: NHS, WMS, News, Expert comment, Warwick Medical School

Professor John Colley on M&S profits slump and store closures

Professor John Colley, expert in Strategy and Leadership at Warwick Business School, comments on the reports of a sharp drop in annual profits at Marks and Spencer and their plans to close 100 stores by 2022.


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