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Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change

Megan Blomfield

Abstract

It is commonly recognized that in pursuit of climate justice we must navigate many conflicting claims over natural resources. This has long been obvious in the case of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas sinks including the atmosphere and forests; but it is ever more apparent that responses to climate change also threaten to spur new competition over land and extractive resources. This makes climate change an instance of a broader, more enduring and—for many—all too familiar problem: the problem of human conflict over how the natural world should be cared for, protected, shared, used, and managed. ... More

Keywords: climate change, climate justice, collective self-determination, equal division, global egalitarianism, global justice, historical injustice, natural resources, permanent sovereignty, resource rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198791737
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198791737.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Megan Blomfield, author
Lecturer in Political Philosophy, University of Sheffield