Presentations

SGR regularly gives presentations at a range of events from international conferences to public meetings. Powerpoints slides and/ or notes from the main ones are listed here.

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Presentation by Dr Maria Sharmina, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, at the SGR conference, Living within environmental limits: From science to practice.

4 October 2014
 

Presentation by Sue Riddlestone OBE, Chief Executive, BioRegional, at the SGR conference, Living within environmental limits: From science to practice.

4 October 2014
 

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at the SGR conference, Living within environmental limits: From science to practice.

4 October 2014
 

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at Halton Mill, nr Lancaster, UK

17 July 2014
 

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that current funding patterns of R&D in the UK support a militaristic approach to dealing with security problems. He makes the case for a shift in funding to R&D which helps to tackle the roots of conflict, including climate change.

Presentation at SGR conference, London, 16 November 2013, and in Kendal, Cumbria, 30 November 2013
 

Dr Ian Fairlie argues that - from an environmental, social and economic perspective - the priority in UK energy policy should be on energy conservation and renewables, rather than on nuclear power.

Presentation at SGR conference, London, 16 November 2013
 

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that there is too much focus on technology within mainstream climate change strategies and that there needs to be a better balance between technology, economic and political solutions. This would lead to more effective climate policies and would contribute to quality of life improvements.

Presentation at Warwick Climate Forum, 24 November 2012.
 

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, in Hereford, UK, 17 April 2012

An event to mark the Global Day of Action on Military Spending

 

Science and technology have contributed to huge changes in human society, bringing many benefits, but also helping to cause global scale problems. Using a series of examples from the past century or so, this presentation examines the balance of costs and benefits, and argues that the role of science and technology in society needs to change, if we are not to be overhwhelmed by the problems we now face.

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at the What is science for? teachers' conference, Widnes, Cheshire, UK

25 February 2012
 

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at the Climate Justice conference, Institute of Education, London

12 November 2011