Berndt Rasmussen, Katharina , Bowman, Paul J , Campbell, Timothy , Arrhenius, Gustaf , Mosquera, Julia , Steele, Katie , Roberts, Melinda A. , Kolk, Martin , Duus-Otterström, Göran , Zuber, Stéphane , Herlitz, Anders , Rabinowicz , Wlodek | 2019
Working reports 2019 nr 1–11.
Paul Bowman & Katharina Berndt Rasmussen (eds)
There is a very rich scientific literature on different emission pathways and the climatic changes associated with them. There are also a substantial number of analyses of the long-term macroeconomic effects of climate policy. But science cannot say which level of warming we ought to be aiming for or how much consumption we ought to be prepared to sacrifice without an appeal to values and normative principles.
The research program Climate Ethics and Future Generations aims to offer this kind of guidance by bringing together the nor- mative analyses from philosophy, economics, political science, social psychology, and demography. The main goal is to deliver comprehensive and cutting-edge research into ethical questions in the context of climate change policy.
This volume showcases a first collection of eleven working papers by researchers within the program, who address this question from different disciplines.
The Bullet-Biting Response to the Non-Identity Problem
Does the Additional Worth-Having Existence Make Things Better?
Melinda A. Roberts
Nondeterminacy and Population Ethics
Can Parfit's Appeal to Incommensurabilities Block the Continuum Argument for the Repugnant Conclusion?
Gustaf Arrhenius & Julia Mosquera
Discounting and Intergenerational Ethics
Marc Fleurbaey & Stéphane Zuber
'International Paretianism' and the Question of 'Feasible' Climate Solutions
Sovereign States in the Greenhouse: Does Jurisdiction Speak against Consumption-Based Emissions Accounting?
On the Alleged Insufficiency of the Polluter Pays Principle
Demographic Theory and Population Ethics - Relationships between Population Size and Population Growth
Find more information at climateethics.se.
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