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Author Preston, Christopher J. (Christopher James), 1968-
Title Engineering the climate [electronic resource] : the ethics of solar radiation management / Christopher J. Preston.
Published Lanham, [Md.] : Lexington Books, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  QC911 .P747 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (ix, 267 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-253) and index.
Contents Introduction : The Extraordinary Ethics of Solar Radiation Management / Christopher J. Preston -- Part I. Present and Future Generations -- Geoengineering, Solidarity, and Moral Risk / Marion Hourdequin -- Might Solar Radiation Management Constitute a Dilemma? / Konrad Ott -- Domination and the Ethics of Solar Radiation Management / Patrick Taylor Smith -- Part II. Marginalized, Vulnerable, and Voiceless Populations -- Indigenous Peoples, Solar Radiation Management, and Consent / Kyle Powys Whyte -- Solar Radiation Management and Vulnerable Populations : The Moral Deficit and its Prospects / Christopher J. Preston -- Solar Radiation Management and Non-human Species / Ronald Sandler -- Part III. Moral Hazards and Hidden Benefits -- The World That Would Have Been : Moral Hazard Arguments Against Geoengineering / Ben Hale -- Climate Remediation to Address Social Development Challenges : Going Beyond Cost Benefit and Risk Approaches to Assessing Solar Radiation Management / Holly Jean Buck -- Part IV. Ethics of Framing and Rhetoric -- Insurance Policy or Technological Fix : The Ethical Implications of Framing Solar Radiation Management / Dane Scott -- Public Concerns About the Ethics of Solar Radiation Management / Wylie Carr, Ashley Mercer, and Clare Palmer -- Part V. The Cultural Milieu -- The Setting of the Scene : Technological Fixes and the Design of the Good Life / Albert Borgmann -- Between Babel and Pelagius : Religion, Theology, and Geoengineering / Forrest Clingerman -- Making Climates : Solar Radiation Management and the Ethics of Fabrication / Maia Galarraga and Bronislaw Szerszynski.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Solar radiation -- Management.
Solar radiation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Climatic changes.
Related To Print version: Preston, Christopher J. Engineering the climate. Lanham, [Md.] : Lexington Books, c2012. 9780739175408 0739175408 0739175416 (DLC) 2012012642
ISBN 0739175416 (electronic bk.)
9780739175415 (electronic bk.)
9780739175408 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739175408 (cloth : alk. paper)