Andrew Light, professor of philosophy at George Mason University and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, will be giving a presentation entitled, “The Moral Dimensions of Climate Diplomacy: From Carbon Caps to International Finance”. The talk will cover the ethical dimensions of climate change policy and their implications for climate politics and diplomacy. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.
Light is an internationally recognized specialist on the relationship between environmental politics and ethics, and has been involved in the production of seventeen books on the subject. He is a specialist in international climate and science policy and a professor at George Mason University where he is director of the Center for Global Ethics. He leads CAP’s work on international climate issues including participation in the Global Climate Network and efforts involving the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings.
The talk is sponsored by the Northeastern Ethics Institute in conjunction with the Northeastern School of Law, Global Climate Committee, and the Department of Philosophy and Religion. Refreshments will be served.