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Steven Starr, Physicians for Social Responsibility, argues that the continued maintenance of US and Russian nuclear weapons on high alert means that the threat of accidental (or deliberate) global nuclear war has not gone away.

Article from SGR Newsletter, no. 36, autumn 2008
 

Chris Langley summarises SGR’s latest research on military influence at UK universities, highlighting a range of serious concerns and making recommendations for reform.

Article from SGR Newsletter, No. 36, autumn 2008
 

Stuart Parkinson examines the UK’s record on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, arguing that official figures hide a lack of progress and highlighting the key reforms that need to be made.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 36, autumn 2008
 

Stuart Tannock, Cardiff University, discusses the disturbing implications of the Ministry of Defence’s new multibillion pound training academy.

Article from SGR Newsletter, No. 36, autumn 2008
 

Alison Whyte introduces a new global campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Convention, and discusses some hopeful signs of progress.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 36, autumn 2008
 

Rachel Western argues that the nuclear industry and the UK government are not properly considering the scientific evidence in their rush to ‘solve’ the problem of radioactive waste.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 36, autumn 2008
 

Dave Andrews and Martin Quick give two perspectives on the potential for expanding the deployment of variable or intermittent renewable energy in the UK. In the first article, Andrews argues that the disadvantages of these types of technologies are much less than detractors claim while, in the second article, Quick outlines some innovative ways of expanding their deployment.

Two articles from SGR Newsletter no.36, autumn 2008
 

Kate Macintosh MBE outlines the environmental standards for new housing in the UK and argues that the bigger problems related to the quality of the existing housing stock are being neglected.

Article from SGR Newsletter 36, autumn 2008
 

Stuart Parkinson and Chris Langley outline SGR’s latest research whose revelations include statistics from across the industrialised world showing the massive imbalance between government R&D spending for military purposes and that for social and environmental purposes.

Article for SGR Newsletter, No. 35, winter 2008
 

Philip Webber, SGR, analyses the latest research on the potential climatic impacts of nuclear war and demonstrates that the firepower of just one of the UK’s Trident submarines could be devastating for the whole planet.

Article from SGR Newsletter, No. 35, winter 2008