Climate Injustice and Development: A capability perspective

  title={Climate Injustice and Development: A capability perspective},
  author={Flavio Comim},
  • F. Comim
  • Published 18 August 2008
  • Law
  • Development
Flavio Comim argues that climate injustice is a pervasive feature of current climate change problems. Injustice is manifested in terms of cost–benefit asymmetries and in the erosion of individuals' capabilities. To understand the overall impact of climate change on poverty and human development, it is relevant to contextualize this discussion within the general issue about the impact of ecosystem services on human well-being. Moreover, it is important to qualify what we understand by ‘climate… 

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