Climate Change and the Moral Significance of historical Injustice in Natural Resource Governance
Comment: This chapter seeks to contextualise conversations about historic wrongs of past emissions in a broader context of other injustices regarding natural resources.
Climate Matters Chapter 3
Comment: The text holds a controversial position in climate justice literature due to arguing that our response to climate change should not be determined by considerations of justice. Consequently, it endorses the idea of efficiency without sacrifice which is when future generations pay for the cost of tackling climate change, due to this being.
Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility and Global Climate Change
Comment: Provides an exploration of different possible principle to determine who should pay of climate change, and illustrates problems with some common sense positions, such as the polluter pays principles.
Do Parents have a Special Duty to Mitigate Climate Change?
Comment: This paper considers the duties of parents in responding to climate change, and argues that parents owe it to their children and grandchildren to mitigate climate change.
Global Environment and International Inequality
Comment: Argues that three common-sense principles of fairness converge on the conclusion that industrialised states should pay the initial cost of tackling climate change.
Comment: Considers four principles of fairness for distributing global emissions, and proposes an emission trading scheme as the solution.