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Climate change and the duties of the advantaged

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Climate change poses grave threats to many people, including the most vulnerable. This prompts the question of who should bear the burden of combating 'dangerous' climate change. Many appeal to the Polluter Pays Principle. I argue that it should play an important role in any adequate analysis of the responsibility to combat climate change, but suggests that it suffers from three limitations and that it needs to be revised. I then consider the Ability to Pay Principle and consider four objecti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/13698230903326331

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) More from this funder
Leverhulme Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
203-228
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1743-8772
ISSN:
1369-8230
URN:
uuid:35917127-43c4-4962-a218-09c052634495
Local pid:
ora:5198

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