Climate change is a key challenge in the contemporary world. This volume studies climate change through many lenses: politics, law, ethics, philosophy, religion, and contemporary art and culture. The essays explore alternatives for sustainable development and highlight oft-overlooked issues, such as climate change refugees and food justice. Designe
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Acknowledgements. Introduction: The Ethics and Politics of Climate Change: Many Themes, a Common Global Challenge Marcello Di Paola and Gianfranco Pellegrino Part I: Basic Themes: Governance, Morality, and the Role of Theory 1. Climate Change, Global Governance and Democracy: Some Questions David Held 2. Climate Change, Responsibility and Justice Dale Jamieson 3. Theory and Intuitions in a Broken World Tim Mulgan Part II: Political Theory of Climate Change Governance 4. The Ethics of Climate Change Mitigation Ronald Sandler 5. Responsibility for Mitigation and Adaptation, and the Right to Sustainable Development Darrel Moellendorf 6. Climate Change and Developing Countries: From Leadership to Liability Joyeeta Gupta Part III: Topics in Moral Theory 7. Contractualism and Climate Change Jussi Suikkanen 8. Kamma, Virtues and the Individual: An Early Buddhist Perspective on Climate Change Pragati Sahni 9. Climate Change: Who Does What, Why and How Marcello Di Paola 10. Climate Change and the Intuition of Neutrality Francesco Orsi Part IV: Ramifications 11. Climate Change and Food Justice Lori Gruen and Clement Loo 12. Climate Refugees: A Case for Protection Gianfranco Pellegrino 13. Ethical Issues for Education and Climate Change Christopher Schlottman 14. The Beauty of Climate Change Serena Ciccarelli. About the Editors. Notes on Contributors. Index.
Marcello Di Paola is Research and Teaching Fellow, Centre for Ethics and Global Politics, Luiss University, and Assistant Academic Dean, CEA Global Campus, Rome.
Gianfranco Pellegrino is Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Centre for Ethics and Global Justice, Luiss University, Rome.