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Preventing publication of research not the answer to preventing misuse

13 Dec 2004

Preventing publication of basic research would not prevent the misuse of advances in the life sciences according to the report of a meeting held jointly by the Royal Society and Wellcome Trust.

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Developing world must be empowered to deliver own climate friendly energy solutions

10 Dec 2004

The industrialised world must help developing countries to build their own capacity to develop and produce climate-friendly sources of energy if we are to begin a truly global effort against climate change said Lord May of Oxford.

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Royal Society statement ahead of publication of House of Lords’ radioactive waste management report

10 Dec 2004

Ahead of the publication of the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee report into the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, Sir David Wallace, Vice President of the Royal Society comments:

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Royal Society reaction to House of Lords’ report on Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

10 Dec 2004

Sir David Wallace, Vice-President of the Royal Society, said: "The issue of how we manage radioactive waste safely is serious and urgent and there should be no delay in seeking a suitable solution."

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Royal Society response to Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution report on fisheries

7 Dec 2004

Professor David Read Vice-President of the Royal Society said: "This report highlights once again the crisis facing our seas."





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