Climate Change Adaptation and Human Capabilities: Justice by D. Kronlid

By D. Kronlid

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It involves working with people in ways that are both responsible and polyamorous. It might involve working together in carefully planned and facilitated cross-disciplinary work on climate change justice; however, to be frank, those projects seldom develop into lusty relationships, although there might be the initial affection. Accordingly, the promiscuity adopted in this book comes down to working together with my coauthors, who, on the basis of their competencies, interests, and personalities, have pushed me to go beyond the scope of climate change justice theory and the capabilities approach into other fields of research in order to understand more deeply the meaning of adaptation and well-being.

The main reason for this is that, as far as climate change burdens are concerned, the future is already here. Many of the worst scenarios predicted by the IPCC for the future are already taking place in many vulnerable communities around the world. Interspecies and Intraspecies Climate Change Justice Although disagreeing about the range of justice in time and space, intragenerational and intergenerational climate change justice theories often agree on the objects of justice. Both global climate change justice and justice for the future have for the most part an anthropocentric focus; they focus the well-being of human individuals, social groups or generations, and on how certain moral agents can be held accountable for human well-being (Grasso 2007), rather than including nonanthropocentric concerns in the equations, that is.

6. 5. 6. Warming will continue to exhibit interannual-to-decadal variability and will not be regionally uniform . . (Alexander et al. 2013, 20) The future-rhetoric of sustainable development and the famous Brundtland definition of sustainable development are other reasons why the future is often at stake in the climate change justice discourse. Many normative climate change justice scholars suggest that present generations have moral obligations towards future generations, 22 C L I M AT E C H A N G E A D A P TAT I O N A N D H U M A N C A PA B I L I T I E S a suggestion that of course can be and is criticized (Attfield 1999; Page 2007; Löfquist 2008).

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