Climate Change and Liberal Priorities by Gideon Calder,Catriona McKinnon

By Gideon Calder,Catriona McKinnon

Can, and will, liberalism make itself hospitable to a politics which does justice to weather switch? To what quantity are the values, equipment, and assumptions of liberalism adaptable to the demanding situations raised? Liberal pondering – largely construed – might dominate the Academy and the political panorama. Are the environmental priorities which are thrown into reduction via weather switch a probability to it, or are they a chance for it to teach its worth?


This ebook explores clean arguments through major students, either one of whom are sceptical of liberalism’s capability to fulfill those demanding situations, and sympathetic to the venture of constructing liberal values with a purpose to create a liberal process which may convey weather switch justice. The chapters entice new insights and concerns demonstrate the complexity of the problems at stake within the actual global of weather switch politics. They make the political idea of weather swap justice to be had to decision-makers whose perform will ascertain even if we in achieving it.


This booklet used to be formerly released as a distinct factor of Critical overview of foreign Social and Political Economy.

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