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Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change

Steve Vanderheiden


When policies of or activities within one country and generation cause deleterious consequences for those of other nations and later generations, they can constitute serious injustices. Hence, anthropogenic climate change poses not only a global environmental threat, but also one to international and intergenerational justice. The avoidance of such injustice has been recognized as a primary objective of global climate policy, and this book aims to comprehend the nature of this objective–to explore how climate change raises issues of international and intergenerational justice and to consider h ... More

Keywords: climate change, justice, equity, responsibility, political theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195334609
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334609.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steve Vanderheiden, author
University of Colorado at Boulder
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