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Author Harris, Paul G., author.

Title Global ethics and climate change / Paul G. Harris.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]

Item Status

Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (x, 221 pages)
Series Edinburgh studies in global ethics
Edinburgh studies in global ethics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-211) and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction; Part I: The Challenge -- 1. Global Climate Change -- 2. Justice in a Changing World -- Part II: International Justice -- 3. International Environmental Justice -- 4. International Justice and Climate Change -- Part III: Global Justice -- 5. Cosmopolitan Ethics and Justice -- 6. Affluence, Consumption and Atmospheric Pollution -- 7. Cosmopolitan Diplomacy and Climate Policy -- 8. The Unavoidability of Global Justice -- References -- Index.
Summary Global Ethics and Climate Change combines the science of climate change with ethical critique to expose its impact, the increasing intensity of dangerous trends - particularly growing global affluence, material consumption and pollution - and the intensifying moral dimensions of changes to the environment. It shows you that global justice is vital to mitigating climate change.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Climatic changes -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Environmental responsibility.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Harris, Paul G. Global ethics and climate change. Second edition. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016] 1474403999 (OCoLC)920732891
ISBN 9781474404013 (electronic bk.)
1474404014 (electronic bk.)