Applying Rule-Based Ethics to Climate Policymaking

In the aftermath of COP15, the climate protection movement is facing a still more complex challenge in reaching fair and adequate goals to preserve the Holocene climate.

Posted at is a proposal for simple ethical rules that builds on Donald Brown’s post-COP15 summary.  This synthesis applies rule-based ethics to the selection of policy instruments, technologies, total cost of carbon mitigation, and the representation of facts, intentions, and statistical probabilities in the climate action movement.

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