Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming

Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming

Roll over image to zoom

Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming

Sold by eCampus.com

$8.37

$0.17 Cashback


 

Sold by eCampus.com

Notify when the price is less than or equal to:

Price entered must be less than the current product price and greater than zero.

Your email address:

You already have an active alert for this item.

An eGift lets the recipient choose 1 gift from the list you create!

An email delivers this gift in seconds to your recipient and lets them choose any applicable product options such as size or color themselves. You can also send a personalized set of gift choices and let them choose which item they want. it's a unique and fun way to send a gift that shows you care.

This product has been saved

Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming

Sale $8.37

$0.17  Cashback  

We've successfully added your item!


This item has been added to

This item has been added to

Thanks! We'll email you if the price drops to your target price or lower. The alert will be in effect for 60 days.


To extend this price watch, create additional price watches, or to otherwise manage your alerts, please follow the instructions contained in the email that has been sent to the address you provided.

We've successfully added your egift!

This item has been added to

This item has been added to

This item has been added to



Product Information

Product Information

Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming

Today's "extreme weather events" (record-breaking heat waves, droughts, and melting ice caps) foreshadow an increasingly unstable and dire future. Yet, despite all, the US government continues to reject the Kyoto Protocol, to deny the catastrophic consequences of oil dependency, and to define the politics of oil as the politics of U.S. unilateralism, domination, and war.
Dead Heat argues that justice—not rhetoric and "aid" but real developmental justice for the people of developing world—is going to be necessary, and surprisingly soon. It argues, more particularly, that such a justice must involve a phased transition from the Kyoto Protocol to a new climate treaty based on equal human rights to emit greenhouse pollutants. Dead Heat makes the case for climate justice, but insists that justice and equity, for all their manifold ethical and humanitarian attractions, must also be seen as the most "realistic" of virtues. It insists, in other words, that our limited environmental space will itself show that it is the dream of a "business as usual" future that is naïve and utopian.

Today's record-breaking heat waves, droughts, and floods foreshadow an increasingly unstable future. The Bush Administration, meanwhile, has chosen to reject the Kyoto Protocol, deny the consequences of oil dependency, and define the politics of oil as the politics of military domination and war. Still, the science is clear: if we don't drastically reduce our greenhouse pollution, we'll soon suffer catastrophic climatic change, and the poor among us will suffer the most. Tom Athanasiou and Paul Baer argue that only a social justice approach can shape the necessary compromise between the North and the South, and cut a path to sustainability on a planet riven with explosive national, ideological, and class divides.

General

9781583224779

Non-Fiction

Seven Stories Pr

$11.95

Athanasiou, Tom Baer, Paul

08/01/2002

In Print

Paperback

English

Height: 7 Inches (US) Width: 5 Inches (US) Thickness: 0.25 Inches (US) Unit Weight: 0.35 Pounds (US)

Open Media Pamphlet Series