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Alumni Involvement and Long-Termist University Governance

Danielle Zwarthoed.

in Institutions For Future Generations

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 7600 words.

To be long-termist, higher education should (i) secure social justice in the future and (ii) contribute to positive intergenerational savings. Positive contributions are to be assessed in...

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Antarctica and Siegfried Kracauer’s Extraterrestrial Film Theory

Jennifer Fay.

in Inhospitable World

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 15371 words.

`Siegfried Kracauer’s film and photographic theory along with cinematic records of early Antarctic exploration explain how this utterly inhospitable continent (Antarctica) and this media...

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Archiving for the Future

Jonathan White.

in Institutions For Future Generations

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 6132 words.

Political parties in contemporary Western democracy are widely observed to be short-termist, their gaze extending little further than the next opinion poll. This presents a problem for...

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Aristotle on the Ethics of Communicating Climate Change

Michael Lamb and Melissa Lane.

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 11778 words.

The field of climate change communication (CCC) has recently emerged to address the gap between scientific knowledge of climate change and public motivation to respond. Psychologists in...

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Buster Keaton’s Climate Change

Jennifer Fay.

in Inhospitable World

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 13687 words.

Much of Buster Keaton’s slapstick comedy revolves around his elaborate outdoor sets and the crafty weather design that destroys them. In contrast to D. W. Griffith, who insisted on filming...

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Can we Represent Future Generations?

Anja Karnein.

in Institutions For Future Generations

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 6478 words.

Is it possible to ‘represent’ future generations in any meaningful sense of the term, given that future generations do not currently exist and thus have no way of selecting representatives...

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Climate Change and Non-Ideal Theory

Simon Caney.

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 9716 words.

This chapter examines what agents should do when others fail to comply with their responsibilities to prevent dangerous climate change. It distinguishes between six different possible...

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Climate Justice for LDCs through Global Decisions

Achala Abeysinghe and Saleemul Huq.

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 7695 words.

Climate change is recognized as inherently unfair and unjust. Not only are the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) extremely vulnerable to its impact, facing the largest cost of inaction by...

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Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Edited by Clare Heyward and Dominic Roser.

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 352 pages.

Climate change confronts humanity with a challenge it has never faced before. It combines issues of global justice and intergenerational justice on an unprecedented scale. In particular, it...

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A Climate of Disorder

Aaron Maltais.

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Environment. 9145 words.

The emphasis on general distributive principles in the climate justice literature has left significant gaps regarding the problem of weak climate governance. The main contribution of this...

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