Our World

It is our collective and individual responsibility...to preserve and tend to the world in which we live.

The fact of global climate challenges is undeniable. Climate challenges concern past, current and future environmental pollution and emissions of Green house gases (GHG). Climate change is not only a matter for scientists studying the degree of global warming or economists calculating the most efficient mitigation policies. Environmental issues are also a major political-theoretical topic that raises several questions challenging our common-sense moral and political conceptualisations. In modern industrialised societies pollution is to some extent unavoidable. The political goal is to minimise the pollution without harming the global economy. With this in mind, non-pollution is a scarce resource triggering concerns for global distributive justice and responsibility in competition with other policy goals such as global poverty.

Do read this paper: https://ecpr.eu/Events/Event/PaperDetails/10218

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