International Conference on Environmental Ethics, Biodiversity and Climate Change

The conference aims to determine the most pertinent issues in the discipline of environmental ethics in order to elaborate a systematic intellectual frame that can adequately engage complex questions of ethical environmental practice with a view to also supporting, inter alia, international organizations, States and local groups, in their response to the changing stakes and challenges of biodiversity and climate change.
Within this larger context, the conference will focus on the most pressing practical questions and theoretical dilemmas of environmental ethics:
- questions of the relation between science ethics, biodiversity, and climate change;
- questions of ethics, politics, and environmental governance;
- the response to looming environmental and ethical uncertainty, controversies surrounding the precautionary principle, the nature of cost-benefit analysis;
- debates concerning value and biodiversity, adaptation, mitigation, the ethical impasses of distributive justice, and the status of indigenous knowledge, etc.


Details

Type of Event Working group
Start 08.12.2010 08:30 local time
End 10.12.2010 15:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Crowley, John
Organizer UNESCO SHS/EST
Contact j.crowley@unesco.org
Country Monaco
City Monaco
Venue Hôtel Novotel Monte Carlo
Street 16 Bld Princesse Charlotte
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 50
Official Website
Link 1 Programme in English [PDF, 164 KB]
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