COP18: Moral not economic debates should inform climate policy

COP18 (06/12/12) – Donald Brown and John C. Dernbach, Widener University School of Law, and Kenneth Shockley, University of Buffalo discuss why the climate change is a civilisation wide moral issue, not merely one of self-interest.

They say that reframing the issue in broader moral and ethical terms could spark the political progress that is required.

The call for non-economic issues of well-being and suffering integrated into the policies up for discussion at the UN.