As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks, Dr Philip Webber, SGR, outlines the key scientific and technological information on the current threat from nuclear weapons.

Latest update: 4 August 2020

The aviation sector has been hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis. But its huge environmental impacts mean we should take the opportunity to carry out major reforms, argues Prof John Whitelegg, Liverpool John Moores University, in the second of two blogs on transport issues.

29 June 2020


Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, discusses the sudden interest by leading UK arms companies in manufacturing health equipment during the Covid-19 crisis - and the lessons for broader arms conversion.

29 April 2020

Journal articles

Bill McGuire, Professor Emeritus, University College London, argues that mainstream climate science reports downplay serious threats such as sea-level rise, extreme heat, and increased seismic activity. 

6 July 2020

SGR's research highlights the catastrophic risks posed by nuclear weapons, including the UK's. Our work has been used by ICAN, recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Our view is that the continued development and deployment of nuclear weapons is contrary to responsible science and technology. Read on...

UK military environmental impacts - report cover

This report assesses the key environmental impacts of the UK military, arms industry and related sectors - including an estimate of their carbon footprint. Jointly published with Declassified UK.

May 2020