Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

224 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474403993

Bookseller Code (01)

Global Ethics and Climate Change

Second Edition

Paul G. Harris

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Global Ethics

  • Describes the role of ethics and justice in global affairs, helping readers to understand that climate change is not just a question of science and policy, but also one of morality and fairness
  • Examines the practical and ethical significance for climate change of growing numbers of consumers around the world
  • Proposes a cosmopolitan approach to climate change that is more principled, more practical and more politically viable than failed policies attempted up to now
  • All of the author's royalties are being paid directly to the charity Oxfam

New to this Edition:

  • Includes recent climate diplomacy and international agreements
  • Presents current data and information on climate science
  • Updated statistics; e.g. in chapters and sections that look at poverty and wealth
  • Expanded learning guide for students and lecturers

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