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Emergency ethics: understanding climate change in the lead up to 2050

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Is climate change a genuine emergency? If so, what, if any, are the implications for climate ethics and policy? Little consideration has been given to these topics thus far. This is surprising given that emergencies often license measures that subvert democratic decision making and legal procedure, and curtail and effect civil liberties. If climate change is a genuine emergency, do we need to abandon our hopes for a just transition, and prepare ourselves for extraordinary governmental resp...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Blavatnik School of Government
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-9421-889X
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University of Sydney
Grant:
310197929
Programme:
Cooper Graduate Travelling Scholarship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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