The Future of Ethical Engineering...
Engineering can be a force for good. It can build our homes, create energy efficient solutions, and improve our world in innumerable ways. But there's a darker side as well, from weapons manufacture to deforestation.
To discuss the ethical quandaries that engineers encounter on a daily basis, Roma Agrawal hosts Dr. Stuart Parkinson, Executive Director at Scientists for Global Responsibility, and Yasmin Ali, a chemical engineer focused on energy innovation.
"I think engineers do separate themselves from politics and it's almost a lot easier to focus on a technical problem than to start thinking about the wider impacts.”
“We absolutely have to change our ways. We have to cut down on flying considerably. We have to cut down on driving. We have to cut down on eating meat, all these things.”