Announcing Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter 44

Media release, 22 February 2016

A range of expert authors provide novel and important analysis of controversial issues in science, design and technology.

Feature articles cover:

  • UK climate policy unravelling
  • Trident: flaws in the nuclear deterrence doctrine
  • How space tourism could accelerate climate change
  • The risks of another Chernobyl or Fukushima accident
  • The industrialisation of war: lessons from World War I
  • The threat from ocean acidification
  • Military technology and the UK’s new security strategies
  • The Paris Agreement: key points
  • Military interest in ‘brain-like machines’
  • Teaching science ethics to university students and school children

A full list of articles is given here



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