The Ethics of the Global Environment

The Ethics of the Global Environment

Robin Attfield1*

1 Professor, Emeritus of Philosophy, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, United Kingdom.

*Corresponding Author:Robin Attfield, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, United Kingdom, Tel: +44 29 2087 4000; Fax: +44 29 2087 4000; E-mail: AttfieldR@cardiff.ac.uk

Citation: Robin Attfield (2022) The Ethics of the Global Environment. SciEnvironm 5: 162.

Received: October 10, 2022; Accepted: October 20, 2022; Published: November 07, 2022.

Copyright: © 2022 Robin Attfield, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

The Ethics of the Global Environment

Learn how ethical principles and concepts apply to global environmental problems This fully updated and expanded textbook gives you new reflections on global environmental issues. It looks at issues including climate change, sustainable development and biodiversity preservation, and sensitively addresses global developments such as the Summits at Durban on climate and at Nagoya on biodiversity. Robin Attfield gives an ethical critique of current international environmental problems and negotiations, and explains how international regimes will need to change to be able to cope with global environmental problems.

New for this Edition

- A new chapter on the ethics of climate change

- Up-to-date case studies on issues such as Haiti’s re-forestation project, food sovereignty and resistance to the Xayaburi Dam (Laos)

- Includes new passages on environmental aesthetics, lobbying websites and the Yasuni Reserve in Ecuador

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