Does Climate Action Require Sacrifice?

We have a moral duty to sacrifice our carbon intensive lifestyles to not cause great harm to future generations. This argument has been central to the 30 year international effort to mitigate climate change, but the failure to make meaningful progress indicates we may need a new strategy.

John Broome, professor of moral philosophy at University of Oxford and author for the IPCC, believes that we need to abandon the appeal to morality. He says there are simply not enough individuals motivated by morality. …

Darren Zal

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