|aClimate ethics :|bessential readings /|cedited by Stephen M. Gardiner ... [et al.].
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|cc2010.
|axvi, 351 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aEthics and global climate change / Stephen M. Gardiner -- The economics of climate change / Nicholas Stern -- Ethics, public policy, and global warming / Dale Jamieson -- A perfect moral storm: climate change, intergenerational ethics, and the problem of moral corruption / Stephen M. Gardiner -- Global environment and international inequality / Henry Shue -- Energy policy and the further future: the identity problem / Derek Parfit -- Cosmopolitan justice, responsibility, and global climate change / Simon Caney -- Deadly delays, saving opportunities: creating a more dangerous world? / Henry Shue -- Climate change, human rights, and moral thresholds / Simon Caney -- One atmosphere / Peter Singer -- Subsistence emissions and luxury emissions / Henry Shue -- Greenhouse development rights: a framework for climate protection that is "more fair" than equal per capita emissions rights / Paul Baer, with Tom Athanasiou, Sivan Kartha, and Eric Kemp-Benedict -- Selling environmental indulgences / Robert E. Goodin -- Adaptation to climate change: who pays whom? / Paul Baer -- Adaption, mitigation, and justice / Dale Jamieson -- Is "arming the future" with geoengineering really the lesser evil?: Some doubts about the ethics of intentionally manipulating the climate system / Stephen M. Gardiner -- When utilitarians should be virtue theorists / Dale Jamieson -- It's not my fault: global warming and individual moral obligations / Walter Sinnott-Armstrong.
|aThis collection gathers a set of central 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.
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.