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The Resource The ethics of climate change : right and wrong in a warming world, James Garvey

The ethics of climate change : right and wrong in a warming world, James Garvey

Label
The ethics of climate change : right and wrong in a warming world
Title
The ethics of climate change
Title remainder
right and wrong in a warming world
Statement of responsibility
James Garvey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an introduction to the ethics of climate change. This book considers a little of climate science and a lot of moral philosophy, ultimately finding a way into the many possible positions associated with climate change. It is also a call for doing something about the moral demands placed on both governments and individuals by the fact of climate change
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
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Garvey, James
Dewey number
179/.1
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
G378 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Think now
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Klimaänderung
  • Umweltethik
  • Ethik
Label
The ethics of climate change : right and wrong in a warming world, James Garvey
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0721/2007026643.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A warmer world ; Strange changes ; Consensus ; Sound science ; Prospects -- Right and wrong ; Philosophy and morality ; The importance of giving reasons ; Justifying moral beliefs ; Consistency, moral theories, intuitions ; Environmental ethics -- Responsibility ; Agency and spatial and temporal complexities ; The prisoner's dilemma and the tragedy of the commons ; Historical principles of justice ; Present entitlements and capacities ; Sustainability -- Doing nothing ; Uncertainty ; Costs ; Technological rescue ; Waiting for others to act ; Urgency -- Doing something ; Criteria of moral adequacy ; UNFCCC and Kyoto ; Equal per capita shares ; Comparable burdens -- Individual choices ; Consistency again ; Psychological barriers ; Individual action ; Civil disobedience
Control code
ocn150255704
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780826497383
Lccn
2007026643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780826497376
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o150255704
  • (OCoLC)150255704
Label
The ethics of climate change : right and wrong in a warming world, James Garvey
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0721/2007026643.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A warmer world ; Strange changes ; Consensus ; Sound science ; Prospects -- Right and wrong ; Philosophy and morality ; The importance of giving reasons ; Justifying moral beliefs ; Consistency, moral theories, intuitions ; Environmental ethics -- Responsibility ; Agency and spatial and temporal complexities ; The prisoner's dilemma and the tragedy of the commons ; Historical principles of justice ; Present entitlements and capacities ; Sustainability -- Doing nothing ; Uncertainty ; Costs ; Technological rescue ; Waiting for others to act ; Urgency -- Doing something ; Criteria of moral adequacy ; UNFCCC and Kyoto ; Equal per capita shares ; Comparable burdens -- Individual choices ; Consistency again ; Psychological barriers ; Individual action ; Civil disobedience
Control code
ocn150255704
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780826497383
Lccn
2007026643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780826497376
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o150255704
  • (OCoLC)150255704

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