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Ethics of global climate change

Contributor(s): Arnold, Denis Gordon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Cambridge University Press 2011Description: xi,340p. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781107666016.Subject(s): Environmental ethics | Environmental responsibility | Climatic changes -- Moral and ethical aspects | Global warming -- Moral and ethical aspectsDDC classification: 179.1 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Summary: "Global climate change is the most daunting ethical and political challenge confronting humanity in the twenty-first century. The intergenerational and transnational ethical issues raised by climate change have been the focus of a significant body of scholarship. In this new collection of essays, leading scholars engage and respond to first-generation scholarship and argue for new ways of thinking about our ethical obligations to present and future generations. Topics addressed in these essays include moral accountability for energy consumption and emissions, egalitarian and libertarian perspectives on mitigation, justice in relation to cap and trade schemes, the ethics of adaptation, and the ethical dimensions of the impact of climate change on nature"--
List(s) this item appears in: Global Library Recent Acquisitions March 2015(Part-2)(List) | environmental law
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-319) and index.

"Global climate change is the most daunting ethical and political challenge confronting humanity in the twenty-first century. The intergenerational and transnational ethical issues raised by climate change have been the focus of a significant body of scholarship. In this new collection of essays, leading scholars engage and respond to first-generation scholarship and argue for new ways of thinking about our ethical obligations to present and future generations. Topics addressed in these essays include moral accountability for energy consumption and emissions, egalitarian and libertarian perspectives on mitigation, justice in relation to cap and trade schemes, the ethics of adaptation, and the ethical dimensions of the impact of climate change on nature"--

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