New research into threat posed to climate change policies by the rise of the populist right
Newly published research from the University of Warwick and the University of Sussex Business School reveals that the influence of left-of-centre parties increase the strength of a government’s climate policy score by about 22% relative to the average score while the influence of right-wing populist parties leads to a 24% reduction relative to the same average.
Green Week supports local communities find their green culture
Communities across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to make the fifth annual Green Week a launchpad to begin their sustainable journey.
“The future of women in STEM is bright but not secure”: Warwick climate scientist
Four female climate scientists from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh — who are currently pursuing postgraduate studies thanks to ‘Women in STEM’ scholarships between the University of Warwick and the British Council — share their experiences and reflections on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022.
Warwick student donations raise nearly £47k for British Heart Foundation in 2021
Students at the University of Warwick raised £46,928 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and helped cut waste on campus by donating unwanted clothes and personal items last academic year.
Forest conservation policies must safeguard indigenous peoples’ rights, researchers urge
Global policy commitments on conservation such as the recent COP 26 declaration on Forest and Land Use are a step in the right direction but policy-makers must be inclusive of indigenous peoples and ensure that any initiatives learn from the long and problematic history of forest conservation, argues an international consortium of indigenous scholar activists and social, cultural, environmental, and behavioural scientists in correspondence published today  in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution.