Protecting Life from Climate Change: The need for synergies between policy, ethics, and education

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Abstract:

“Harm-minimizing solutions are urgently needed to protect life from current and future climate change impacts. Individual choices are an important aspect of those solutions, but the magnitude of the problem is such that internationally coordinated governmental policies are required. The problem cannot be reduced to scientific and economic analysis alone—ethics is fundamental. The individual’s ethics are crucial to protecting life from climate change Education, ethical analysis, and policy are all essential and life can best be protected from climate change only through synergies between the three.”

Author: Chalmers, David
Year Published: 2008
Country: International

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