The ethics of climate change, right and wrong in a warming world, James Garvey
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  • The ethics of climate change, right and wrong in a warming world, James Garvey
Main title
  • The ethics of climate change
Sub title
  • right and wrong in a warming world
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  • James Garvey
Language
  • eng
Summary
  • Provides an introduction to the ethics of climate change. This book considers a little of climate science and a lot of moral philosophy, ultimately finding a way into the many possible positions associated with climate change. It is also a call for doing something about the moral demands placed on both governments and individuals by the fact of climate change
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  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
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  • index present
Literary form
  • non fiction
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  • bibliography
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  • 150255704
Series statement
  • Think now
Table of contents
  • A warmer world ; Strange changes ; Consensus ; Sound science ; Prospects -- Right and wrong ; Philosophy and morality ; The importance of giving reasons ; Justifying moral beliefs ; Consistency, moral theories, intuitions ; Environmental ethics -- Responsibility ; Agency and spatial and temporal complexities ; The prisoner's dilemma and the tragedy of the commons ; Historical principles of justice ; Present entitlements and capacities ; Sustainability -- Doing nothing ; Uncertainty ; Costs ; Technological rescue ; Waiting for others to act ; Urgency -- Doing something ; Criteria of moral adequacy ; UNFCCC and Kyoto ; Equal per capita shares ; Comparable burdens -- Individual choices ; Consistency again ; Psychological barriers ; Individual action ; Civil disobedience
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