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Author Jamieson, Dale, author.

Title Reason in a dark time : why the struggle against climate change failed-- and what it means for our future / Dale Jamieson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014].


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.73874 JAM    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    363.73874 JAM    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    363.73874 JAM    Out of Collection
Description xiii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction. -- 2. The nature of the problem. The development of climate science ; Climate change as public issue ; The age of climate diplomacy ; Concluding remarks -- 3. Obstacles to action. Scientific ignorance ; Politicizing science ; Facts and values ; The science/policy interface ; Organized denial ; Partisanship ; Political institutions ; The hardest problem ; Concluding remarks -- 4. The limits of economics. Economics and climate change ; The Stern Review and its critics ; Discounting ; Further problems ; State of the discussion ; Concluding remarks -- 5. The frontiers of ethics. The domain of concern ; Responsibility and harm ; Fault liability ; Human rights and domination ; Differences that matter ; Revising morality ; Concluding remarks -- 6. Living with climate change. Life in the anthropocene ; It doesn't matter what I do ; It's not the meat, it's the motion ; Ethics for the anthropocene ; Respect for nature ; Global justice ; Concluding remarks -- 7. Politics, policy, and the road ahead. The rectification of names ; Adaptation: the neglected option? ; Why we need more than adaptation ; The category formerly known as geoengineering ; The way forward ; Concluding remarks.
Subject Climatic changes.
Environmental sciences.
Environmental ethics.
Human ecology.
ISBN 9780199337668 (hardback: alkaline paper)
0199337667 (hardback: alkaline paper)

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