Category: BBC

Sci-fi forest tracks carbon impact

BBC News Ranga Myneni, College of Arts and Sciences An industrial-scale experiment in a Staffordshire forest will help fill gaps in knowledge about climate change… Expert quote: “One of the co-authors, Professor Ranga Myneni from Boston University told BBC News: “Experiments do indicate a fertilization effect (from CO2) and higher water use efficiency.” View full […]

Can’t unplug? Here’s how to navigate your digital anxiety

BBC Stefan Hofmann, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “When David Erickson leaves his home in Long Beach, California to spend several days on Panama’s southern coast, he also reluctantly gives up his smartphone…” Expert Quote: “Pulling away from social media can create anxiety and the urgency to log back on, says Stefan […]

Fidel Castro: Jeremy Corbyn praises ‘huge figure’

BBC News Paul Webster Hare, Pardee School/College of Arts & Sciences Mr Corbyn praised the former Cuban president’s revolutionary “heroism”, his presence on the world stage and Cuba’s health and education systems… Expert quote: “For many Cubans its almost impossible to conceive of a world, a Cuba, without Fidel. So change will have to be […]