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Climate Ethics Essential Readings

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ISBN-10: 0195399617

ISBN-13: 9780195399615

Edition: 2010

Authors: Simon Caney, Dale Jamieson, Henry Shue, Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, Stephen M. Gardiner

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Description:

This collection gathers a set of seminal papers from the emerging area of ethics and climate change. Topics covered include human rights, international justice, intergenerational ethics, individual responsibility, climate economics, and the ethics of geoengineering. Climate Ethics is intended to serve as a source book for general reference, and for university courses that include a focus on the human dimensions of climate change. It should be of broad interest to all those concerned with global justice, environmental science and policy, and the future of humanity.
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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Contributors
Introductory Overview
Ethics and Global Climate Change
The Nature of the Problem
The Economics of Climate Change
Ethics, Public Policy, and Global Warming
A Perfect Moral Storm: Climate Change, Intergenerational Ethics, and the Problem of Moral Corruption
Global Justice and Future Generations
Global Environment and International Inequality
Energy Policy and the Further Future: The Identity Problem
Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility, and Global Climate Change
Deadly Delays, Savings Opportunities: Creating a More Dangerous World?
Climate Change, Human Rights, and Moral Thresholds
Policy Responses to Climate Change
One Atmosphere
Subsistence Emissions and Luxury Emissions
Greenhouse Development Rights: A Framework for Climate Protection That Is �More Fair� Than Equal Per Capita Emissions Rights
Selling Environmental Indulgences
Adaptation to Climate Change: Who Pays Whom?
Adaptation, Mitigation, and Justice
Is �Arming the Future� with Geoengineering Really the Lesser Evil?: Some Doubts about the Ethics of Intentionally Manipulating the Climate System
Individual Responsibility
When Utilitarians Should Be Virtue Theorists
It's Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations
Index