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Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue


Climate justice requires sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. It brings together justice between generations and justice within generations. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals summit in September 2015, and the Conference of Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in December 2015, brought climate justice center stage in global discussions. In the run up to Paris, Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, instituted the Climate Justice Dia ... More

Keywords: climate justice, Paris Agreement, integration of economics and philosophy, justice between generations, sustainable development goals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198813248
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198813248.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ravi Kanbur, editor
T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

Henry Shue, editor
Senior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow Emeritus, Centre for International Studies, Department of Politics and International Relations, and Merton College, University of Oxford, UK

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