Announcing Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter 46

Media release, 22 February 2018

New issue published today.

A range of expert authors provide novel and important analysis of controversial issues in science, design and technology.

Feature articles cover:

  • Update on Arctic ice cap melting
  • Nuclear weapons: re-armament or disarmament?
  • Protecting the oceans
  • Will Brexit drive UK academia over a cliff edge?
  • New EU military R&D spending plans
  • Air pollution: one of the greatest health challenges of our time
  • Cars and climate change
  • UK nuclear weapons accidents: a brief history
  • Being a radical scientist: lessons from the 1980s

A full list of articles is given here.


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 750 members. For more details, see /

2. Electronic copies of articles from SGR Newsletter no.46 are being released over a period of several months, with some publicly available now – see: /publications/sgr-newsletter-46

3. 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

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

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