COP 15 and the New Climate Agenda (2009-2015): The Ethics of Bottom-up Governance

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the new bottom-up organization of the climate agenda. The agenda has permeated to all levels examined in this book and thus a larger variety of actors have become engaged in the combat against climate change. This means that for instance municipalities, business corporations and individuals in their different roles as citizens, consumers, leaders and activists have become engaged in the project of climate change. It is argued that bottom-up thinking has significance for how to address questions of ethics and climate change. The chapter shows how these actors at different levels experience ethical dilemmas and moral predicaments in regard to climate change.
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This chapter focuses on the new bottom-up organization of the climate agenda. The agenda has permeated to all levels examined in this book and thus a larger variety of actors have become engaged in the combat against climate change. This means that for instance municipalities, business corporations and individuals in their different roles as citizens, consumers, leaders and activists have become engaged in the project of climate change. It is argued that bottom-up thinking has significance for how to address questions of ethics and climate change. The chapter shows how these actors at different levels experience ethical dilemmas and moral predicaments in regard to climate change.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelEthics and Energy
Antal sider20
Publikationsdato29 jan. 2019
StatusUnder udarbejdelse - 29 jan. 2019
PublikationsartForskning
Peer reviewJa
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