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Reflections on Carbon Output

Title: Them and Us: Reflections on Carbon Output in the Developing World Speaker: Martin Bunzl, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University. Discussant: Michael Oppenheimer is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University. Lecture Abstract: Recent studies project that Developing World carbon output will be large enough to create a climate crisis in and of itself by mid-century - irrespective of actions by the Developed World. In this talk I will examine the implications of this claim for the terms in which debates about climate are usually posed. I argue that a simple per capita allocation is an unlikely formula for success even if it is prima facie fair. Part of the Ethics and Climate Change Series, co-sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute and the University Center for Human Values
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