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Author Harris, Paul G.

Title World ethics and climate change [electronic resource] : from international to global justice / Paul G. Harris.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 214 pages).
Series Edinburgh studies in world ethics
Edinburgh studies in world ethics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index.
Contents Global climate change -- Justice in a changing world -- International environmental justice -- International justice and climate change -- Cosmopolitan ethics and justice -- Affluence, consumption and atmospheric pollution -- Cosmopolitan diplomacy and climate policy -- The unavoidabioity of global justice.
Summary More than two decades of international negotiations have failed to stem emissions of greenhouse gases that are causing global warming and climate change. This book identifies a way to escape this ongoing tragedy of the atmospheric commons. It takes a fresh approach to the ethics and practice of international environmental justice and proposes fundamental adjustments to the climate change regime, in the process drawing support from cosmopolitan ethics and global conceptions of justice. The author argues for 'cosmopolitan diplomacy', which sees people, rather than states alone, as the causes of.
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Subject Climatic changes -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Environmental responsibility.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Harris, Paul G. World ethics and climate change. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010 9780748639113 (DLC) 2009370723 (OCoLC)317524961
ISBN 9780748642144 (electronic bk.)
0748642145 (electronic bk.)
9780748639106 (pbk.)
0748639101 (pbk.)