By Cara Thuringer
As the international community looks to the Paris climate agreement and beyond, a key question emerges: Will strong ethical arguments or pragmatic national interest lead to a safe and sustainable future? Can these two perspectives coexist?
Stephen Gardiner, a philosophy professor at the University of Washington, and David Weisbach, a law professor at the University of Chicago, take up two sides of this debate in the new book, Debating Climate Ethics. Speaking at the Wilson Center on June 15, they traded points about whether an ethical framing or a focus on self-interest paves the path for meaningful action on climate change.
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