It is a central purpose of Pugwash to communicate with governments about ethical issues that arise from professional scientific activity. In a talk on 28 November 2007 at UCL, Tony Benn reflected on this from a lifetime of political experience.
At a public discussion meeting on10 May 2007, Lord Roper, former Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords and Professorial Fellow at the Institute for German Studies of the University of Birmingham discussed the deployment of military force by NATO and the EU since the end of the Cold War.
Robert Hinde, Bending the Rules: Morality in the Modern World – From Relationships to Politics and War, Oxford University Press, 2007. In this book, Robert Hinde explores a deeper understanding of morality based on the behavioural sciences.
Reiner Braun, Robert Hinde, David Krieger, Harold Kroto and Sally Milne (eds) Joseph Rotblat: Visionary for Peace, Wiley VCH, 2007. Biographical articles on Jo Rotblat’s work for science and peace, and commentaries by Pugwashites and other scientists, Nobel laureates, friends and colleagues.