Announcing Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter 42

Press release, 4 December 2013


New issue published. Expert authors provide novel and important analysis of controversial issues in science, design and technology.

Feature articles cover:

  • The latest research by Scientists for Global Responsibility on the imbalance between UK military R&D spending and alternative R&D spending which tackles the roots of conflict
  • The problems of exploiting shale gas and tar sands when climate scientists are highlighting the need to rapidly cut carbon emissions
  • The UK’s role in nuclear weapons proliferation via its international civilian nuclear activities: past and present
  • Arctic ice cap melt: when will we reach the tipping point? 
  • Obstacles to honesty in medical research
  • Environmental cohousing as a contribution to sustainable living

A full list of articles is given at: /publications/sgr-newsletter-42



1. Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) is an independent UK-based organisation of ethically concerned science, design and technology professionals. Founded in 1992, it has approximately 1000 members. For more details, see /

2. Electronic copies of newsletter articles are released over a period of several months. Printed copies of the newsletter are mailed to SGR members upon publication. Back issues of the SGR Newsletter are available to download. For more details, see: /publications/sgr-newsletters

3. For further information, phone SGR Director, Dr Stuart Parkinson on 07941 953640

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