Global justice, natural resources, and climate change (2019)

in: Oxford scholarship online

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It is commonly recognized that in pursuit of climate justice we must navigate many conflicting claims over natural resources. This has long been obvious in the case of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas sinks including the atmosphere and forests; but it is ever more apparent that responses to climate change also threaten to spur new competition over land and extractive resources. This work develops a new theory of global egalitarianism concerning natural resources.