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Trident submarine at Faslane

New research on climate change impacts on nuclear security

British Pugwash is pleased to release newly commissioned research about the potential impacts of climate change on the UK’s nuclear weapons infrastructure.

The report, by Dr Sally Brown from Bournemouth University, is titled ‘Risks of sea-level rise to ports and associated facilities aligning with the Trident programme: A focus on Coulport, Faslane, Barrow-in-Furness and Devonport’.

British Pugwash Newsletter – January 2020

Topics covered in the British Pugwash January 2020 Newsletter include:

  • New Research: Hypersonic weapon systems – Implications for strategic stability and arms control
  • Researcher job: British Pugwash project on climate change and nuclear weapons
  • Royal Society video of Rees/Cox on Rotblat – Now on YouTube!
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Multimedia available – Ethical Science? – Nottingham University – 23rd October 2019

British Pugwash co-hosted with University of Nottingham Physics Department a mini-conference about ethical issues in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The conference was open to all ages and disciplines. The agenda is below.…