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Ethics & climate change : the greenhouse effect

Author: Harold G Coward; F Kenneth Hare; Thomas Hurka; Calgary Institute for the Humanities.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press for the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Faced with the prospect of global warming, the anticipated rapid rise in global air temperatures due to the release of gases into the atmosphere, we have two choices of how to respond: adaptation or avoidance. With adaptation we keep burning fossil fuels, let global temperatures rise and make whatever changes this requires: move people from environmentally damaged areas, build sea walls, etc. With avoidance we stop  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
e-books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethics & climate change.
Waterloo, Ont. : Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press for the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, ©1993
(DLC) 93094493
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Coward; F Kenneth Hare; Thomas Hurka; Calgary Institute for the Humanities.
ISBN: 0889202338 9780889202337 0889208549 9780889208544
OCLC Number: 144145110
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 199 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Challenge; 2. Ethical Principles; 3. Religious Responsibility; 4. The Arctic-A Canadian Case Study; 5. Personal Responsibility; 6. Corporate Responsibility; 7. International Responsibility; 8. Effective Economic Mechanisms: Efficiency and Ethical Considerations; 9. Energy Efficiency at Home and Abroad; Conclusion; About the Authors; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Ethics and climate change
Greenhouse effect
Responsibility: edited by Harold Coward and Thomas Hurka ; essays by F. Kenneth Hare [and others].
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Faced with the prospect of global warming, the anticipated rapid rise in global air temperatures due to the release of gases into the atmosphere, we have two choices of how to respond: adaptation or avoidance. With adaptation we keep burning fossil fuels, let global temperatures rise and make whatever changes this requires: move people from environmentally damaged areas, build sea walls, etc. With avoidance we stop warming from occurring, either by reducing our use of fossil fuels or by using technology such as carbon dioxide recovery after combustion to block the warming effect. Yet each str.

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