- Jan 20 Job Talk - Migration, Social Movements, and the Right to Place
- Jan 20 Co-Sponsored Event - Coffee Hour with Derek Alderman: MLK Streets as Unfinished Civil Rights Work: The Need for Counter-Storytelling in a Trump America
- Jan 27 Job Talk - Just Borders: Place-Specific Duties and the Rights of Immigrants
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"Climate-change solutions lie beyond self-interest"
by Donald A. Brown, Associate Professor of Environmental Ethics, Science, and Law, as published in the Patriot-News, April 6, 2008.
Unlike many other states, Pennsylvania has no climate-change strategy. This is a moral and ethical failure. Yet the ethical duties of Pennsylvanians to reduce their carbon footprint are not part of the current political debate.
In his movie "An Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore says three times that climate change is a moral problem, but does not say what kind of moral problem it is or what makes global warming a moral problem. Climate change is a clear moral problem for three reasons: