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World ethics and climate change

Paul G. Harris

World ethics and climate change

from international to global justice

by Paul G. Harris

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Moral and Ethical aspects,
  • Environmental responsibility,
  • Climatic changes -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.195-209) and index.

    StatementPaul G. Harris.
    SeriesEdinburgh studies in world ethics, Edinburgh studies in world ethics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE195.7 .H38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24095804M
    ISBN 100748639101, 074863911X
    ISBN 109780748639106, 9780748639113
    LC Control Number2009370723

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