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