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If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities | 10/29/14
Benjamin R. Barber, Joanne J. Myers
In the face of the most perilous challenges of our time, from terrorism to climate change, nation-states seem paralyzed. Can cities and the mayors who run them do a better job? The answer is yes, says Benjamin Barber, and in fact they are already doing it. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Climate Change and the Future of Humanity | 09/19/14
Dale Jamieson, Darrel Moellendorf, Mary Robinson, Henry Shue
Climate change is already here. The seas are rising, the glaciers are melting, and the atmosphere is warming. How can we work together to set a different course for humanity? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Climate Change Roundtable, Free for a Limited Time! | 09/18/14
Just in time for the UN Climate Summit on September 23, don't miss the new roundtable from the Fall 2014 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs," "The Facts, Fictions, and Future of Climate Change," free for a limited time. This series of articles features Stephen M. Gardiner, Scott Russell Sanders, Paul Wapner, Clive Hamilton, Clare Palmer, Daniel Mittler, and Thomas E. Lovejoy. » News » Press Releases

"Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2014 Issue is Out! | 09/08/14
This issue features an essay by Mark Osiel on identifying the perpetrators of atrocity crimes; a centennial roundtable on climate change featuring Stephen M. Gardiner, Scott Russell Sanders, Paul Wapner, Clive Hamilton, Clare Palmer, Daniel Mittler, and Thomas E. Lovejoy; a feature article by Christian Enemark on "Drones, Risk, and Perpetual Force"; a review essay by Sir Richard Jolly on global governance; and book reviews. » News » Press Releases

"Ethics & International Affairs" Summer Issue | 06/13/14
This issue features essays by Roger Berkowitz on "Drones and the Question of 'The Human'" and Alan Sussman on the philosophical foundations of human rights; a special centennial roundtable on "The Future of Human Rights," featuring Beth A. Simmons, Philip Alston, James W. Nickel, Jack Donnelly, and Andrew Gilmour; a review essay by Jens Bartelson on empire and sovereignty; and book reviews by Dale Jamieson, Tom Bailey, and Simon Cotton. » News » Press Releases

"Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World" by John Broome | 06/13/14
Dale Jamieson
This book greatly contributes to our attempts to meet the challenge of climate change and to answer the difficult questions that it raises. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » ENTIRE ISSUE FREE ONLINE FOR A LIMITED TIME! » Table of Contents and Excerpt from Ethics & International Affairs Volume 28.2 (Summer 2014)

Scrambling to Adapt to Climate Change | 04/25/14
McKenzie Funk, Luke Helm, Bjørn Lomborg, Janet Peace, Julia Taylor Kennedy
For years, climate change activists avoided "adaptive" solutions because they thought it was admitting defeat. But with the reality of extreme weather and resource shortages, even the UN is calling for this strategy. This episode explores whether this increased focus on adaptation is equitable, and whether it distracts from mitigation efforts. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Scrambling to Adapt to Climate Change | 04/23/14
McKenzie Funk, Luke Helm, Bjørn Lomborg, Janet Peace, Julia Taylor Kennedy
For years, climate change activists avoided "adaptive" solutions because they thought it was admitting defeat. But with the reality of extreme weather and resource shortages, even the UN is calling for this strategy. This episode explores whether this increased focus on adaptation is equitable, and whether it distracts from mitigation efforts. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

EARTH DAY 2014 | 04/21/14
To mark Earth Day on April 22, Carnegie Council presents a selection of our resources from the past year. They include materials on coping with climate change, the war to save wildlife, fracking, and the scramble for food and water. And we urge everyone to read the sobering UN Report, "Climate Change 2014." » Publications » Resource Picks

Blueprint or Scramble? | 04/11/14
McKenzie Funk, Luke Helm, Bjørn Lomborg, Janet Peace, Axel Winter, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Climate change is impacting the globe in surprising ways. The Maldives might be submerged, but Canadian trade could benefit from new waterways. What's the best way forward--short-term responses or long-term solutions? Don't miss the next episode, which looks at the shift from climate change mitigation to adaptation. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Climate Change Mitigation, Peacebuilding, and Resilience | 04/10/14
Florian Krampe
How are our efforts to reduce the impact of climate change affecting post-conflict societies? Drawing on his empirical data on micro hydropower development in post-conflict Nepal, Florian Krampe investigates whether climate change mitigation contributes to peacebuilding there. The results are nuanced and rather unexpected. » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Blueprint or Scramble? | 04/09/14
McKenzie Funk, Luke Helm, Bjørn Lomborg, Janet Peace, Axel Winter, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Climate change is impacting the globe in surprising ways. The Maldives might be submerged, but Canadian trade could benefit from new waterways. What's the best way forward--short-term responses or long-term solutions? Don't miss the next episode, which looks at the shift from climate change mitigation to adaptation. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

"A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change" by Stephen M. Gardiner | 01/10/14
The challenges and complexities of the global, intergenerational, and theoretical tempests related to climate change conspire to create the perfect storm, which undermines moral action. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Table of Contents and Excerpt from Ethics & International Affairs Volume 27.4 (Winter 2013)

Table of Contents, Volume 27.4 (Winter 2013) | 01/10/14
This issue features David Scheffer on curbing corporate tax avoidance; a roundtable on the ethics of rebellion, with James Turner Johnson, John Kelsay, Nigel Biggar, and Valerie Morkevicius; Chris Armstrong on sovereign wealth funds and global justice and Margaret Moore on rights to land, expulsions, and corrective justice; Edward Skidelsky on money, markets, and morality; and book reviews. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Table of Contents and Excerpt from Ethics & International Affairs Volume 27.4 (Winter 2013)

Carnegie Council Presents "Ethics & International Affairs" Winter 2013 Issue | 01/09/14
This issue features David Scheffer on curbing corporate tax avoidance; a roundtable on the ethics of rebellion, with James Turner Johnson, John Kelsay, Nigel Biggar, and Valerie Morkevicius; Chris Armstrong on sovereign wealth funds and global justice and Margaret Moore on rights to land, expulsions, and corrective justice; Edward Skidelsky on money, markets, and morality; and book reviews. » News » Press Releases

Ethics Matter: A Conversation with Online Activist Ricken Patel | 11/22/13
Ricken Patel, James Traub
A brilliant student, Ricken Patel could have had a stellar career in any field he wished. Instead he chose to live among the poor in some of the world's most dangerous places, and ultimately founded Avaaz, a successful activist organization with more than 30 million members. Learn more about Patel and Avaaz in this remarkable interview. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Hunger, Food Security, and the African Land Grab | 09/18/13
Land and water resources are under increasing strain worldwide, resulting in rising food prices and food shortages. This essay looks at the controversial practice of foreign countries' purchases of land for agricultural production in Africa. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Table of Contents and Excerpt from Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 27.3 (Fall 2013))

Ten Billion | 09/15/13
Stephen Emmott
Stephen Emmott's short, bold manifesto asks the world to wake up and recognize that not only are the problems we face increasingly interconnected--including energy, climate, food, and water--but that the connection is us. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Some Thoughts on the Ethics of China's Rise | 08/14/13
Ali Wyne
In this nuanced and knowledgeable piece, Wyne analyses China's changing values and challenges as the country takes a more prominent role on the world stage, from human rights, to humanitarian intervention, to the environmental cost of its breathtaking growth over the last few decades. He concludes with some thoughts on U.S. policy towards China. » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "The Island President" | 07/08/13
Alex Woodson
As "The Island President" makes clear, it is impossible to overstate the catastrophic effect global warming will have on the Maldives. During the 2009 Copenhagen Summit, an interviewer asked Mohamed Nasheed, the country's president, what Plan B is for the Indian Ocean archipelago. Without missing a beat, Nasheed answered, "None. We will all die." » Publications » Ethics on Film

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