The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy

2015.03.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darrel Moellendorf, The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy, Cambridge University Press,
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2015.03.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darrel Moellendorf, The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 263pp., $29.99 (pbk), ISBN 9781107678507. Reviewed by Kendy M. Hess, College of the Holy Cross Generally speaking, Darrel Moellendorf's book is a valuable, second-generation contribution to the literature on the normative implications of anthropogenic climate change. It brings together a great many issues that must be addressed in connection with climate change. Among others, it addresses the issues of normative principles and frameworks and of impacts to the non-human world, technical questions about risk and uncertainty and discounting future impacts, the distribution of mitigation costs, and the appropriateness of strategies other than mitigation. My brief summary does not (cannot) convey the sheer number of topics and concerns addressed, though Moellendorf's own summary. . .

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