Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change by Steve Vanderheiden
English | Apr. 16, 2008 | ISBN: 0195334604 | 304 Pages | PDF | 930.04 KB
When the policies and activities of one country or generation harm both other nations and later generations, they constitute serious injustices. Recognizing the broad threat posed by anthropogenic climate change, advocates for an international climate policy development process have expressly aimed to mitigate this pressing contemporary environmental threat in a manner that promotes justice. Yet, while making justice a primary objective of global climate policy has been the movement's noblest aspiration, it remains an onerous challenge for policymakers.