Readership: Scholars and students of political philosophy and political theory, especially for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in philosophy, political science, law, environmental studies, geography, public policy, and other disciplines concerning global justice and human rights. It could also be useful asa textbook for lower-level undergraduate courses in the aforementioned disciplines.
Stephen M. Gardiner, Associate Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Washington, Simon Caney, Professor, Tutorial Fellow, Dept. of Politics, Magdalen College, Oxford, Dale Jamieson, Professor, Director of Environmental Studies, New York University, and Henry Shue, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford
Notes on Contributors
1: Stephen M. Gardiner: 'Ethics and Global Climate Change'
B. The Nature of the Problem
2: Nicholas Stern: 'The Economics of Climate Change'
3: Dale Jamieson: 'Ethics, Public Policy and Global Warming'
4: Stephen M. Gardiner: 'A Perfect Moral Storm: Climate Change, Intergenerational Ethics and the Problem of Moral Corruption'
C: Global Justice and Future Generations
5: Henry Shue: 'Global Environment and International Inequality'
6: Derek Parfit: 'Energy Policy and the Further Future: The Identity Problem'
7: 'Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility and Global Climate Change', Simon Caney.
8: Henry Shue: 'Deadly Delays, Saving Opportunities: Creating a More Dangerous World?'
9: Simon Caney: 'Climate Change, Human Rights and Moral Thresholds'
D: Policy Responses to Climate Change
10: Peter Singer: 'One Atmosphere'
11: Henry Shue: 'Subsistence Emissions and Luxury Emissions'
12: Paul Baer, with Tom Athanasiou, Sivan Kartha and Eric Kemp-Benedict: 'Greenhouse Development Rights: A Framework for Climate Protection that is "More Fair" than Equal per Capita Emissions Rights'
13: Robert Goodin: 'Selling Environmental Indulgences'
14: Paul Baer: 'Adaptation: Who Pays Whom?'
15: Dale Jamieson: 'Adaptation, Mitigation, and Justice'
16: Stephen M. Gardiner: 'Is "Arming the Future" with Geoengineering Really the Lesser Evil? Some Doubts About the Ethics of Intentionally Manipulating the Climate System'
E. Individual Responsibility
17: Dale Jamieson: 'When Utilitarians Should be Virtue Theorists'
18: Walter Sinnott Armstrong: 'It's Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations'