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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Mark Whitby argues that energy should be ‘invested’ to maximise its return and that against this imperative, nuclear power does not compare well with renewable energy options.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 32, June 2006
 

Alan Cottey, University of East Anglia, recommends a new look at Niels Bohr’s early ideas concerning openness on nuclear issues as a path to international confidence and a new world order.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 32, June 2006
 

In the light of climate change, dwindling oil and gas supplies, and controversy over nuclear power, Peter Smith, Nottingham University, looks at the scope for expanding the supply of renewable energy in the UK.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 32, June 2006
 

Response to Our Energy Challenge: DTI Consultation, April 2006
 

12 inspiring cases of ethical careers in science and technology

SGR ethical careers booklet edited by Stuart Parkinson and Vanessa Spedding; April 2006

12 scientists and engineers tell of their experiences in trying to follow an ethical career. The cases cover a wide range of issues relating to the environment, social justice, the military, and animal welfare.
 

Letter sent 10 April 2006, co-ordinated by SGR and signed by 40 science, design and technology professionals - all with expertise in energy and/or climate issues
 

Letter sent on 23rd November 2005, organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and co-signed by SGR
 

SGR letter to Margaret Beckett (Environment Minister) arguing for the UK to take a strong position at the upcoming climate negotiations in Montreal, 28 October 2005
 

Presentation by Mark Whitby, BEng, FEng, FICE, Hon FRIBA of Whitbybird Ltd to the SGR Conference on Saturday 22nd October 2005