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A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming
Significant climate change as a consequence of human pollution of the atmosphere looks increasingly likely. Some change is already occurring but quite what magnitude of change will occur and what it will bring to different parts of the world remains unknown. Meanwhile, despite the catastrophic forecasts of the dangers that a warming world poses to human and other species, ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Orbis Books
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This book is written with a pretty technical tone and the setting is in Europe, which doesn't make it an easy read. It is interesting how Northcott links why Christianity and caring about our environment is important. He covers energy, economics, ethnics, emissions, transportation, food, free trade, etc. It is nice to read something related to my environmental economics major, but I didn't like how Northcott covered more theoretical thinking instead of recommending more practical steps. It is go ...more