2015 Uehiro-Carnegie-Oxford Conference on Global Warming: Environmental Ethics and Its Practice

Resources on this page are drawn from the Uehiro-Carnegie-Oxford Conference, "Global Warming: Environmental Ethics and Its Practice", which took place at Carnegie Council in New York in October 2015, with an international group of participants.

This group addressed the following questions:

  • Is it possible to establish an environmental ethics to combat global warming?

  • Are there any major differences in environmental philosophies between Eastern and Western thought?

  • What are the key values that are necessary to make people recognize the importance of sustainability?

  • How can ethics solve obstacles to prevention of global warming?

  • What should be our role in helping to preserve sustainable environment?

  • Is environmental education helpful for sustainability?