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Climate crisis caused by ethical & institutional 'vacuum' | Pacific Beat

Climate crisis caused by ethical & institutional 'vacuum'

Climate crisis caused by ethical & institutional 'vacuum'

Updated 30 July 2014, 9:23 AEST

The perils of climate change are creating a 'perfect moral storm' that will pass on 'really nasty' problems to future generations .

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That's the view of Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington ... who's vistiing Australia.

He says a moral and institutional failure to act on climate change, means that within two or three decades the world will be looking for geo-engineering solutions.. Using technology to try to artificially modify weather patterns on a global scale.

Presenter: Gregg Borschmann

Speaker: Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy & Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment, University of Washington

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