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British Pugwash Annual Report 2016

Key topics: developments on the international disarmament scene; Trident: emerging technologies; the NPT RevCon and the Disarmament Institute(BRINDI); science and ethics; energy policy and climate change

British Pugwash Newsletter October 2016

British Pugwash Newsletter October 2016 Topics include: New Chair of British Pugwash; Emerging technologies and the nuclear debate; COMEST and robotics; Student/Young Pugwash: first annual conference; Climate change and the Global Energy Calculator

British Pugwash Annual Report 2015

Key topics: developments on the international disarmament scene with major implications for British Pugwash; Trident update; the 2015 NPT Review Conference; the Disarmament Institute (BRINDI); science and ethics, including autonomous weapons; chemical weapons; UK and European energy policy.

Climate change: can the world meet the targets agreed in Paris?

In December 2015, the nations of the world met in Paris and agreed to try to reduce greenhouse gas emissions so as to hold “the increase in average surface temperature to well below 2°C”. At this British Pugwash discussion meeting on 5 April 2016, Dr Christopher Watson presented our findings, describing the technology options and, as important, their economic and social implications.