Global climate change raises important questions of international and intergenerational justice. In this important new book the author places research on the origins and impacts of climate change within the broader context of distributive justice and sustainable development. He argues that a range of theories of distribution – notably those grounded in ideals of equality, priority and sufficiency – converge on the adoption of the ambitious global climate policy framework known as ‘Contraction and Convergence’.
Chapter 1: Intergenerational Justice in a Warming World
Subjects: environment, climate change, environmental law, environmental politics and policy, law - academic, environmental law, politics and public policy, environmental politics and policy, european politics and policy
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