How would we know if we made a climate difference?
Broome (2019) discusses several philosophers who have denied that individual people cause harm via emissions and resultant climate change. I introduce a puzzle for these denialists: on what grounds can they claim that individual people do not cause climate harms?
Climate change , Climate ethics , Individual responsibility
Mintz-Woo, K. (2019) 'How Would We Know if We Made a Climate Difference?', PEA Soup, 15 April [Blog]. Available at: https://peasoup.deptcpanel.princeton.edu/2019/04/how-would-we-know-if-we-made-a-climate-difference-guest-post-by-kian-mintz-woo-for-applied-ethics-april/ [Accessed September 27 2021].