Climate change and energy

SGR produces a range of outputs on the issue of 'Climate change and energy'. This covers climate change science, technological and policy responses to climate change, energy supply technologies (especially renewable energy and nuclear power), energy use and energy efficiency (including in transport and buildings), and related policy and lifestyle issues.

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Prof Keith Barnham, Imperial College London, outlines plans for an exciting new campaign to encourage continued expansion of electricity from renewable sources in the UK.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; online publication: 28 April 2017


 

As Trump announces major cuts to US climate science budgets, Dr Louisa Reynolds looks at the particular impacts on Earth observation research.

ResponsibleSci blog, 20 April 2017


 

SGR analysis of industrial policies for the UK which contribute to peace, social justice and environmental sustainability. This includes our submissions to government and opposition consultations on industrial strategy, as well as an opinion article in The Engineer.

Published online: 13 April 2017
 

Undermining the next generation?

The arms and fossil fuels industries are putting a lot of resources into science and engineering educational material for British school children. We should be very concerned, argues Philip Wood, SGR.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; online publication: 15 March 2017
 

With official approval for renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system and the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station coming within weeks of each other, the links between the military and civilian nuclear industries in the UK are again in the spotlight. Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, investigates.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; online publication: 10 March 2017
 

Inspiring science education activities - without funding from the arms and fossil fuel industries.

Media release, 9 March 2017
 


 

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, outlines key challenges to progressive science from the Trump and May governments.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; advance online publication: 18 January 2017


 

Presentation by David Smythe, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Glasgow, at the SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 6 December 2016
 

Presentation by Maeve McClenaghan, Greenpeace UK, at the SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 30 November 2016


 

Prof Andrew Watterson, University of Stirling, assesses key academic research published in 2016 on the risks of fracking to public health.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; advance online publication: 22 November 2016