Lessons Learned: How Nations Have Responded to Climate Change on the Need to Fix Responsibility to Do Applied Ethical Analysis

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This essay argues that global environmental challenges such as climate change raise numerous ethical issues that should guide policy-makers in formulating policy. However, recent research concludes these ethical issues are largely being ignored by policy-makers and the media covering national debates about these topics. There is a need to fix responsibility in government to identify ethical issues that arise in policy, explain how the ethical perspectives were considered or ignored, and expand the work of NGOs working on environmental challenges to include a much deeper applied ethics focus of their work.

Author: Donald A. Brown
Publisher: Earth Charter International
Year Published: 2015
Country: International
Language: 1