John Broome/ Gabriel Wollner

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Monday 1 December 2014, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

John Broome, White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford

Chair: Gabriel Wollner, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

Climate change is a moral problem. Through our emissions, each of us causes harm to others—something that generally we should not do. Some people are already suffering great harm from climate change. What should we do to remedy the situation? A solution can be achieved only through the coordinated actions of governments, and difficult ethical analysis is required to choose the right actions.