Announcing Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter 42

Press release, 4 December 2013


New issue published. Expert authors provide novel and important analysis of controversial issues in science, design and technology.

Feature articles cover:

  • The latest research by Scientists for Global Responsibility on the imbalance between UK military R&D spending and alternative R&D spending which tackles the roots of conflict
  • The problems of exploiting shale gas and tar sands when climate scientists are highlighting the need to rapidly cut carbon emissions
  • The UK’s role in nuclear weapons proliferation via its international civilian nuclear activities: past and present
  • Arctic ice cap melt: when will we reach the tipping point? 
  • Obstacles to honesty in medical research
  • Environmental cohousing as a contribution to sustainable living

A full list of articles is given at:



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