- BE-03-02 The Green Economy
Corporations increasingly realize the need to make their business models more environmentally sustainable. But with the outburst of enthusiasm for environmental causes has come a lot of hype.
- CC-03-01 Crafting a Fair Climate Agreement
Has the Kyoto Protocol been effective? How can the right to pollute be allocated fairly across nations? Do poor people have the right to subsistence emissions for survival?
- CC-02-01 You Do It and You Clean It Up
Two primary questions impede international climate negotiations: Whose responsibility is it to act first? And, whose carbon is it?
- CC-01-02 Throwing Precaution to the Wind
What level of scientific certainty is required before we take concerted action to combat global warming? The precautionary principle advocates caution, but this can cut two ways.
- CC-02-02 The Common Tragedy of Consumerism
Should the costs of mitigating carbon emissions and moving to a sustainable economy be borne by consumers directly, or passed on to them through the supply chain by the companies and retailers with which they do business?
- Ecological Intervention: Prospects and Limits [Full Text]
This groundbreaking 2007 essay seeks to extend the already controversial debate about humanitarian intervention by exploring the morality, legality, and legitimacy of ecological intervention and its corollary, ecological defense. Don't miss the online responses by Mathew Humphrey, Simon Dalby, Clare Palmer, and Mark Woods.