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
After President Obama’s landmark visit to Hiroshima, we need concrete action on disarmament, argues Dr Philip Webber, SGR.
ResponsibleSci blog, 27 May 2016
After a year in which climate policy has gone backwards in the UK, Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, analyses the latest data on our contribution to climate change, and finds some disturbing results.
ResponsibleSci blog, 10 May 2016
Dr Ian Fairlie argues that the health impacts of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are continuing and are not taken into account by governments and health agencies.
ResponsibleSci blog, 25 April 2016
Dr Jan Maskell, SGR, gives an overview of another successful week of inspirational science education activities.
ResponsibleSci blog, 24 March 2016
Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, critically examines the UK’s latest policies on climate change and security in the context of the Paris climate negotiations – and argues for a major change in direction.
ResponsibleSci blog, 27 November 2015
Dr Philip Webber, SGR, reports on important UN discussions, ignored by the UK media, which are critical for the upcoming decision on the replacement of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapon system.
ResponsibleSci blog, 20 November 2015
Dr Bridget Woodman, Exeter University, assesses the very disturbing developments in UK energy policy over the past few months.
ResponsibleSci blog, 13 October 2015
Researchers in AI and robotics have called for a ban on lethal autonomous weapons, loosely termed 'killer robots'. Prof Lucy Suchman, Lancaster University, explains why she added her name to the call.
ResponsibleSci blog, 17 September 2015
There is a gulf between the scientific reality of climate change and the political response to it. Tom Pashby, Fleming Policy Centre, outlines a proposal that could bridge that gap.
ResponsibleSci blog, 8 July 2015