Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World by Clare HeywardClimate Justice in a Non-Ideal World by Clare Heyward

Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

EditorClare Heyward, Dominic Roser

Hardcover | July 9, 2016

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Climate change is a pressing international political issue, for which a practical but principled solution is urgently required. Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World aims to make normative theorising on climate justice more relevant and applicable to political realities and public policy. The motivation behind this edited collection is that normative theorising has something to offer even in an imperfect world mired by partial compliance and unfavourable circumstances. In the last years, a lively debate has sprung up in political philosophy about non-ideal theory and there has alsobeen an upsurge of interest in the various normative issues raised by climate change such as intergenerational justice, transnational harm, collective action, or risk assessment. However, there has been little systematic discussion of the links between climate justice and non-ideal theory eventhough the former would seem like a paradigm example of the relevance of the latter. The aim of this edited volume is to address this. In doing so, the volume presents original work from leading experts on climate ethics, including several who have participated in climate policy.The first part of the book discusses those facets of the debate on climate justice that become relevant due to the shortcomings of current global action on climate change. The second part makes specific suggestions for adjusting current policies and negotiating procedures in ways that are feasiblein the relatively short term while still decreasing the distance between current climate policy and the ideal. The chapters in the third and final part reflect upon how philosophical work can be brought to bear on the debates in climate science, communication, and politics.
Clare Heyward is a Leverhulme Early Career Researcher at the University of Warwick. Before joining the University of Warwick, she was James Martin Research Fellow on the Oxford Geoengineering Programme. Clare is interested in issues of global distributive justice and intergenerational justice, especially those connected to climate chan...
Title:Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:July 9, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I: Facing Reality: Responding to an Unjust World1. Simon Caney: Climate Change and Non-Ideal Theory: Six Ways of Responding to Non-Compliance2. Aaron Maltais: A Climate of Disorder: What to do About the Obstacles to Effective Climate Politics3. Holly Lawford-Smith: Difference-Making and Individuals' Climate-Related Obligations4. Dominic Roser: Reducing Injustice within the Bounds of Motivation5. Darrel Moellendorf: Taking UNFCCC Norms SeriouslyPart II: Less Injustice: Steps in the Right Direction6. Peter Lawrence: Justice and Choice of Legal Instrument under the Durban Mandate: Ideal and Not So Ideal Legal Forms7. Jonathan Aldred: Emissions Trading Schemes in a 'Non-Ideal' World8. Andrew Light and Gwynne Taraska: A Responsible Path: Advancing a Full-Participation Climate Regime through Enhanced Action on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants9. Achala Abeysinghe and Saleemul Huq: Climate Justice for LDCs Through Global Decisions10. Clare Heyward and Jorgen Odalen: A Free Movement Passport for the Territorially DispossessedPart III: Dealing with Controversy: The Role of Moral Claims11. Melissa Lane and Michael Lamb: Aristotle on the Ethics of Communicating Climate Change12. Jonathan Pickering: Moral Language in Climate Politics13. Christian Seidel: The Costs of Moralizing: How About a 'Government House Climate Ethics'?14. Martin Kowarsch and Ottmar Edenhofer: Principles or Pathways? Improving the Contribution of Philosophical Ethics to Climate Policy