Lecture: Stephen Gardiner to speak about the ethics of geoengineering
04. April 2018, Seattle / USA
"Geoengineering raises a large number of ethical issues (e.g., concerns about welfare, rights, justice, and political legitimacy). However, early policy framings often marginalize such issues, and so avoid important questions of justification. Since it is widely held that climate engineering has become a serious option mainly because of political inertia, there are also important contextual issues, especially around the paradoxical question, “What should we do, ethically speaking, given that we have not done, and will continue not to do, what we should be doing?”"