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Animals and climate change

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Climate change represents an unprecedented threat to animal life on Earth, brought about by a single species: humanity. It is well-known that humans will suffer greatly as a result of continued climate change over the coming decades and centuries, but the calamitous effects on other animals are often downplayed. Here, the origins and potential scope of climate change are explored and the implications for the whole animal kingdom are summarized. It is argued that humans, as part of this kingdo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.5406/janimalethics.6.1.0081

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Atmos Ocean and Planet Physics
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Animal Ethics Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
81-81
Publication date:
2016-03-31
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ISSN:
2156-5414
URN:
uuid:fcec7990-e97d-4dd3-aaee-19473df70775
Source identifiers:
620864
Local pid:
pubs:620864

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