Ethics and climate change: an introduction
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2009
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 54–66, January/February 2010
How to Cite
Gardiner, S. M. (2010), Ethics and climate change: an introduction. WIREs Clim Change, 1: 54–66. doi: 10.1002/wcc.16
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2009
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2009
Climate ethics is an emerging field. This paper serves as a critical introductory overview. It focuses on five areas of discussion that are particularly relevant to substantive climate policy: the treatment of scientific uncertainty, responsibility for past emissions, the setting of mitigation targets, and the places of adaptation and geoengineering in the policy portfolio. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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