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.

As NATO marks its 70th anniversary, Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, highlights the serious risks from the race for new weapons technologies.

3 December 2019

Prof Lorraine Whitmarsh, Cardiff University, argues that to encourage the radical behaviour change needed to tackle the climate crisis, we need a range of well-timed interventions. She also notes that climate scientists need to 'walk the talk' too.

29 November 2019

Prof Kevin Anderson, Manchester University, argues that to meet the Paris climate targets we need to put equity at the heart of plans to rapidly reduce carbon emissions.

26 November 2019

Prof Bill McGuire, University College London, argues that mainstream climate science reports downplay the scale of the threats, especially from sea-level rise, extreme heat, shutdown of the Gulf Stream, and increased seismic activity.

19 November 2019

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, summarises the latest data on the large but neglected carbon emissions of military activities, and argues that they need to be rapidly reduced.

29 June 2019

Dr Philip Webber, SGR, argues that UK government thinking on security needs to change profoundly, and use more of a science-based approach to tackling global problems.

5 June 2019

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, examines how society uses and misuses science and technology - and highlights ways in which we can reshape our relationship with these powerful forces to help bring about a more secure and sustainable society.

Bristol Peace Lecture, 9 March 2019

With tensions high between the West and Russia, Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, examines the growing threat of nuclear war - including key scientific and technical data - as well as the potential of a new UN treaty which bans nuclear weapons.

16 April 2018

Dr Philip Webber, SGR, looks at cases of positive transitions from the Cold War period and more recently, to help us tackle the security problems of today and tomorrow.

Presentation at the SGR conference 2017; online publication: 20 November 2017

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at CND conference.

Published online: 16 October 2017