Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Climate change: a reading list

My reading list on climate change for Introduction to Political Thought is the following:

* Brooks, Thom (ed) (2008) The Global Justice Reader (Oxford: Blackwell).

Curry, Patrick (2011) Ecological Ethics: An Introduction, 2nd rev. ed. (Cambridge: Polity).

* Gardiner, Stephen (2006). ‘A Perfect Moral Storm: Climate Change, Intergenerational Ethics and the Problem of Moral Corruption’, Environmental Values 15: 397-413.

Garvey, James (2008) The Ethics of Climate Change: Right and Wrong in a Warming World (London: Continuum).

* Hardin,Garrett (1968) ‘The Tragedy of the Commons’, Science 162: 1243-48.

Jamieson, Dale (2008) ‘Environment’, in C. McKinnon (ed.), Issues in Political Theory, ch.14.

Hayward, Tim (1995) Ecological Thought: An Introduction (Cambridge: Polity).

* Jamieson, Dale (2008) Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

* Lomborg, Bjorn (2007) Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist’s Guide to Global Warming (New York: Vintage).

* Singer, Peter (2002) One World: The Ethics of Globalization, 2nd ed (New Haven: Yale University Press).

More Detailed/Advanced

Brand, Stewart (2009) Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Genetically Modified Crops, Restored Wildlands, Radical Science and Geoengineering are Essential (London: Atlantic).

Broome, John (1992) Counting the Cost of Global Warming (Isle of Harris: Whitehorse).

Brown, Lester (2011) World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse (New York: W. W. Norton).

Byravan, Sujatha and Sudhir Chella Rajan (2010) ‘The Ethical Implications of Sea-Level Rise Due to Climate Change’, Ethics and International Affairs 24: 239-60.

* Caney, Simon (2005) ‘Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility, and Global Climate Change’, Leiden Journal of International Law 18: 747-75.

Caney, Simon (2009) ‘Climate Change and the Future: Discounting for Time, Wealth, and Risk’, Journal of Social Philosophy 40: 163-86.

Dobson, Andrew (2008) Justice and the Environment (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Dobson, Andrew (2010) ‘Democracy and Nature: Speaking and Listening’, Political Studies 58: 752-68.

Eckersley, Robin (2010) ‘The Politics of Carbon Leakage and the Fairness of Border Measures’, Ethics and International Affairs 24: 367-93.

* Gardiner, Stephen M. (2004) ‘Ethics and Global Climate Change’, Ethics 114: 555-600.

* Gardiner, Stephen M. (2011) A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

* Giddens, Anthony (2009) The Politics of Climate Change (Cambridge: Polity).

Hayward, Tim (2005) Constitutional Environmental Rights (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Hayward, Tim (2006) ‘Global Justice and the Distribution of Natural Resources’, Political Studies 54: 349-69.

Hayward, Tim (2007) ‘Human Rights Versus Emissions Rights; Climate Justice and the Equitable Distribution of Ecological Space’, Ethics and International Affairs 21: 431-50.

Hulme, Mike (2009) Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

* Kahn, Matthew (2010) Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future (New York: Basic Books).

* Lomborg, Bjorn (2001) The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Meyer, Lukas and Dominic Roser (2010) ‘Climate Justice and Historical Emissions’, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 13: 229-53.

Moellendorf, Darrel (2009) ‘Treaty Norms and Climate Change Mitigation’, Ethics and International Affairs 23: 247-65.

Page, Edward (2007) ‘Fairness on the Day after Tomorrow: Justice, Reciprocity and Global Climate Change’, Political Studies 55: 225-42.

Posner, Eric and Cass Sunstein (2008) ‘Climate Change Justice’, Georgetown Law Journal 96: 1565-1612.

* Posner, Eric and David Weisbach (2010), Climate Change Justice (Princeton: Princeton University Press).

Rees, William (1992) ‘Ecological Footprints and Appropriated Carrying Capacity: What Urban Economics Leaves Out’, Environment and Urbanization 4: 121-30.

Risse, Mathias (2009) ‘The Right to Relocation: Disappearing Island Nations and Common Ownership of the Earth’, Ethics and International Affairs 23: 281-99.

Schroeder, Doris and Thomas Pogge (2009) ‘Justice and the Convention on Biodiversity’, Ethics and International Affairs 23: 267-80.

Simms, Andrew (2009) Ecological Debt: Global Warming and the Wealth of Nations, 2nd ed (London: Pluto).

* Stern, Nicholas (2010) A Blueprint for a Safer Planet: How We Can Save the World and Create Prosperity (New York: Vintage).

Sunstein, Cass (2005) Laws of Fear: Beyond the Precautionary Principle (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Vanderleiden, Steve (2008) ‘Two Conceptions of Sustainability’, Political Studies 56: 435-55.

Vanderleiden, Steve (2009) ‘Allocating Ecological Space’, Journal of Social Philosophy 40: 257-75.

Wackernagel, Mathis and William Rees (1996) Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth (Gabriola Island: New Society).

Wapner, Paul and John Willoughby (2005) ‘The Irony of Environmentalism: The Ecological Futility but Political Necessity of Lifestyle Change’, Ethics and International Affairs 19: 77-89.

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