Prof Kevin Anderson, Manchester University, summarises the action necessary if governments and societies were really committed to keeping global temperature change close to 1.5°C - and how there would be wider benefits too.
19 March 2023
Prof Steve Thomas, Greenwich University, critically assesses the current enthusiasm for Small Modular Reactors in the UK and elsewhere. Will they help in the struggle against climate change, or will they sound the death knell for nuclear fission in the power sector?
14 March 2023
The UK government is considering increasing its military budget in the wake of the 2022 invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, outlines eight reasons why this budget should not be increased.
10 March 2023
In February, 2022, Vladimir Putin ordered Russian forces to invade Ukraine. Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, assesses the data on the impacts of the war during the course of the year – both on the battlefield and beyond it – and considers what the future might hold.
20 February 2023
Presentation by Dr Philip Webber, SGR, summarising the current risks due to nuclear weapons.
3 March 2023
This report describes an innovative new methodology for estimating global and regional military greenhouse gas emissions, which suggests that the world’s militaries are responsible for 5.5% of global emissions - more than the whole of Russia.
10 November 2022
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