Other issues

SGR resources which fall outside of our main four 'issues' - including general material - are listed here. This covers issues such as the built environment, sustainable development and space technology.

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Response to the Government White Paper submitted on 26 July 2007
 

SGR briefing by Anne Chapman, October 2006

The chemical industry is one of the major employers in science and technology. On the one hand, its products have greatly expanded the range of materials available to society but, on the other, some of the synthetic chemicals it produces cause significant harm to human health and to the environment. This briefing discusses the main ethical issues related to this industrial sector, as well as new developments in regulation and technology, and assesses how these affect career choice. It points to areas which have potential to improve the environmental and health performance of the sector.
 

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, as part of a workshop at the SGR conference, October 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.
 

Martin Quick argues that the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina could have been averted.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 31, December 2005
 

Responses to the consultation on the UK Government paper, Taking it on - Developing UK sustainable development strategy together, in May 2004 and July 2004