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China's responsibility for climate change
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China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Paul G. Harris

Abstract

Drawing on practices and theories of environmental justice, this book describes China's contribution to global warming and analyses its policy responses. Contributors critically examine China's practical and ethical responsibilities to climate change from a variety of perspectives. They explore policies that could mitigate China's environmental impact while promoting its own interests and meeting the international community's expectations.

Keywords: environmental justice, global warming, policy responses, practical responsibilities, ethical responsibilities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847428134
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul G. Harris, editor