Announcing SHOP.COM Groceries$5.99 Flat rate Shipping! Shop now

  SHOP.COM

 > Books >  Books

Sorry, no image available

Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming

Item  9781583224779U
Price  $8.37
Cashback$0.24
Cashback
by Athanasiou, Tom, et al - Paperback (Seven Stories Pr; Aug 1, 2002)
This product is not available
Search for Dead Heat : Global Justice and Global Warming
|||
Store Info
 
Product Info
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

ISBN 9781583224779

Fiction/Non-Fiction Non-Fiction

Publisher Seven Stories Pr

List Price $11.95

Author Athanasiou, Tom
Baer, Paul

Publication Date 08/01/2002

Release Status In Print

Format Paperback

Language English

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

Series Open Media Pamphlet Series
 
Product information and prices are provided by merchants and/or third party sources. At SHOP.COM we do everything we can to ensure the accuracy of the product information or prices displayed, but occasionally, errors occur. Please notify SHOP.COM of any information or pricing inaccuracies so that we may immediately notify the merchants to correct the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thanks for signing up for email deals!

We'll send the emails to:

Here at SHOP.COM, we take your privacy very seriously. Please take the time to review our privacy policy.

Happy shopping!

Close