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Benefiting from Failures to Address Climate Change

Lawford-Smith, Holly


The politics of climate change is marked by the fact that countries are dragging their heels in doing what they ought to do; namely, creating a binding global treaty, and fulfilling the duties assigned to each of them under it. Many different agents are culpable in this failure. But we can imagine a stylised version of the climate change case, in which no agents are culpable: if the bad effects of climate change were triggered only by crossing a particular threshold, and it was reasonably, but...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Applied Philosophy
DOI: 10.1111/japp.12074


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