Climate change ethics : navigating the perfect moral storm [E-Book] / Donald A. Brown.
Brown, Donald A.
London ; Routledge Earthscan, 2013
xi, 271 pages
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Introduction
  • Introduction: Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm in Light of a Thirty-Five Year Debate
  • Thirty-Five Year Climate Change Policy Debate
  • Part 2. Priority Ethical Issues
  • Ethical Problems with Cost Arguments
  • Ethics and Scientific Uncertainty Arguments
  • Atmospheric Targets
  • Allocating National Emissions Targets
  • Climate Change Damages and Adaptation Costs
  • Obligations of Sub-national Governments, Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals
  • Independent Responsibility to Act
  • Part 3. The Crucial Role of Ethics in Climate Change Policy Making
  • Why Has Ethics Failed to Achieve Traction?
  • Conclusion: Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm.