Scientists for Global Responsibility

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Scientists for Global Responsibility[1] (SGR) in the United Kingdom promotes the ethical practice and use of science and technology. SGR is affiliated to the International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES).

SGR's main areas of concern are arms and arms control, including military involvement in UK universities; effect of excessive greenhouse gas emissions on climate; the nature of war and reducing barbarity; topsoil and water shortages resulting from modern agricultural methods; depletion of species of fish due to over-fishing; continual spread of nuclear weapons, and reduction of occurrence of serious nuclear accidents.[citation needed]

SGR evaluates the risk of new science and new technological solutions to older science-based problems and threats, while recognizing the enormous contribution science, design and technology has made to civilisation and human well-being.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Scientists for Global Responsibility". UK: GreenNet. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 

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