The Ethics of Climate Change
1. What harms are potentially produced by failing to take action to control climate change? What harms are potentially produced by acting to lower carbon emissions?
2. To what extent do humans have a "duty of care" to future generations that are yet to be born? Explain your reasoning.
3. Do prosperous countries have a greater responsibility to take action and bear more of the costs of controlling climate change than developing countries? Explain your reasoning.
4. Should we criminalize damage to nature ("ecocide")? Why or why not?