Archive | May, 2016

The Iran Case and Lessons for Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Amb. Peter Jenkins, twice British Ambassador in the UK Mission to the International Atomic Energy Agency, from 2001 to 2006, and a current member of the British Pugwash Executive Committee outlines the lessons that can be learned from the difficult and prolonged process of negotiation between Iran, the P5+1and the EU.

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.