Announcing Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter 46

Media release, 22 February 2018

New issue published today.

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

Feature articles cover:

  • Update on Arctic ice cap melting
  • Nuclear weapons: re-armament or disarmament?
  • Protecting the oceans
  • Will Brexit drive UK academia over a cliff edge?
  • New EU military R&D spending plans
  • Air pollution: one of the greatest health challenges of our time
  • Cars and climate change
  • UK nuclear weapons accidents: a brief history
  • Being a radical scientist: lessons from the 1980s

A full list of articles is given here.


1. Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) is an independent UK-based organisation of ethically concerned science, design and technology professionals. Founded in 1992, it has approximately 750 members. For more details, see

2. Electronic copies of articles from SGR Newsletter no.46 are being released over a period of several months, with some publicly available now – see:

3. Printed copies of the newsletter are mailed to SGR members upon publication. Back issues of the SGR Newsletter are available to download. For more details, see:

4. For further information, phone SGR Director, Dr Stuart Parkinson on 07941 953640