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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Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that recently announced military cuts coupled with an expanding ‘green’ sector suggest the start of major shift in the UK economy.

Article from SGR Newsletter No. 39, winter 2011 (published online: 26 January 2011)
 

Claus Montonen, University of Helsinki/ Technology for Life Finland, reveals disturbing evidence of shortcuts, overspending and commercial infighting during the construction of Olkiluoto 3 – the first of a planned new generation of nuclear power stations in Europe.

Stuart Parkinson, SGR, looks at whether the much heralded 'nuclear renaissance' is happening elsewhere.

Articles from SGR Newsletter No. 39, winter 2011 (published online: 26 January 2011)
 

David Elliott, Open University, critically assesses the financial mechanisms offered by the UK government to stimulate growth in renewable energy technologies.

Article from SGR Newsletter No. 39, winter 2011 (published online: 26 January 2011)

With Addendum (published online: 2 February 2011)
 

Stuart Parkinson, SGR, examines the government’s spending cuts.

Article from SGR Newsletter No. 39, winter 2011 (published online: 26 January 2011)
 

Some recent developments in the energy and climate change fields, both in the UK and internationally, have given rise to optimism while others are major cause for concern. Martin Quick investigates.

Article for SGR Newsletter No. 39, winter 2011 (published online: 26 January 2011)
 

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at the AGM of Sheffield Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, 17 November 2010.

A similar presentation was given at Lancaster University on 2 December 2010.
 

Science and technology have contributed to huge changes over the last century and longer. But are the costs of these changes now outweighing the benefits? And if so, what should be done?

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at 'What is science for?' seminar, Manchester Metropolitan University, 16 October 2010
 

Article by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, in UNESCO report, Engineering: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for Development, published 14 October 2010.
 

Harry Tsoumpas represented SGR at a parliamentary lobby in support of the Renewable Heat Incentive, 12 October 2010