Science and Engineering Ethics

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 431–445 | Cite as

Climate Change, Responsibility, and Justice

Original Paper

Abstract

In this paper I make the following claims. In order to see anthropogenic climate change as clearly involving moral wrongs and global injustices, we will have to revise some central concepts in these domains. Moreover, climate change threatens another value (“respect for nature”) that cannot easily be taken up by concerns of global justice or moral responsibility.

Keywords

Climate change Global justice Respect for nature Responsibility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Environmental Studies ProgramNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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