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  1. The Ethics of Japan's Global Environmental Policy

    The conflict between principles and practice

    By Midori Kagawa-Fox

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book examines the Japanese government policies that impact on the environment in order to determine whether they incorporate a sufficient ethical substance. Through the three case studies on whaling, nuclear energy, and forestry, the author explores how Western philosophers combined their...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making

    Water Under the Bridge

    By Catherine Gross

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics

    Edited by Avram Hiller, Ramona Ilea, Leonard Kahn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This volume works to connect issues in environmental ethics with the best work in contemporary normative theory. Environmental issues challenge contemporary ethical theorists to account for topics that traditional ethical theories do not address to any significant extent. This book articulates and...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. How the World's Religions are Responding to Climate Change

    Social Scientific Investigations

    Edited by Robin Globus Veldman, Andrew Szasz, Randolph Haluza-DeLay

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    A growing chorus of voices has suggested that the world’s religions may become critical actors as the climate crisis unfolds, particularly in light of international paralysis on the issue. In recent years, many faiths have begun to address climate change and its consequences for human societies,...

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Values in Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability

    Ethics in Sustainability Indexes

    By Sarah E. Fredericks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The indexes used by local, national, and international governments to monitor progress toward sustainability do not adequately align with their ethical priorities and have a limited ability to monitor and promote sustainability. This book gives a theoretical and practical demonstration of how...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse

    Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Prue Taylor, Agnès Michelot

    From the first appearance of the term in law in the Clean Water Act of 1972 (US), ecological integrity has been debated by a wide range of researchers, including biologists, ecologists, philosophers, legal scholars, doctors and epidemiologists, whose joint interest was the study and...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance

    (De)constructing the Greenhouse

    Edited by Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe, Benjamin Stephan

    Series: Interventions

    Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Thinking through Landscape

    By Augustin Berque

    Our attitude to nature has changed over time. This book explores the historical, literary and philosophical origins of the changes in our attitude to nature that allowed environmental catastrophes to happen. It presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment,...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge