Over the next twelve months, Student/Young Pugwash UK will be publishing ideas and research from our members about the risks and opportunities of emerging technologies. Our first paper is a think piece by Dávid Almási, an undergraduate at University of Warwick, who considers whether changes in mass communication technologies will affect how governments justify but […]
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British Pugwash Annual Report 2017
Key topics include: developments on the international scene, including US and Russia; Trident: emerging technologies; the NPT RevCon and the Disarmament Institute (BRINDI); science and ethics: the ethics of modern robotics; energy policy and climate change; Student / Young Pugwash activities; events in 2017 Read or download the report
New podcast – Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness!
British Pugwash was the host of a major, public awareness campaign for over 10 years – WMD Awareness – which educated the public and politicians about the reality of nuclear (and other) weapons. One of the leading lights of the initiative – Luke Wilson – has made a fantastic podcast about the history and insights […]
Report of COMEST on Robotics Ethics
A new report adopted by The World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) in September 2017 addresses the ethical and legal issues of armed robotic systems and their implications for the changing nature of warfare.
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
Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Future of SSBNs, September 2016 Conference: Reports
Two new reports assess the effect of emerging undersea technologies on ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) and strategic stability. They arise from work led by British Pugwash with BASIC in a close, supporting role.