Perspectives on justice, democracy and global climate change

  title={Perspectives on justice, democracy and global climate change},
  author={Ludvig Beckman and Edward A. Page},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  pages={527 - 535}
Anthropogenic climate change, understood as the ongoing and complex pattern of changes in the composition of the earth’s atmosphere arising from human activity, has in recent years prompted a re-thinking of the scope and content of justice. A consensus is emerging that a theory of obligation is required that takes seriously the special features, and global reach, of climate change (Singer 2002, pp. 14–50, Page 2006, Roberts 2007, Vanderheiden 2008). Such a theory will involve a significant… 

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