Ben Rabinowitz Workshop on Environmental Ethics: Climate Justice & Responsibility

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The annual Ben Rabinowitz Workshop on Environmental Ethics will take place on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House, 4249 Whitman Court, University of Washington.

The workshop will feature talks on climate justice and responsibility and is open to all faculty and students. It is organized by Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy and the Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of the Human Dimensions of the Environment and sponsored by the College of the Environment and the Program on Ethics.

For more information please contact poethics@uw.edu.

Workshop Schedule:

9:15-9:30 a.m. Welcome

9:30-10:40 a.m. On the Possibility of a Planetary Entitlement
Allen Habib, University of Calgary
Commentator: Sheila Panyam

10:50-12:00 p.m. On the Problem of Specifying Who is Entitled to Cimate Change Compensation
Christian Baatz, University of Kiel
Commentator: Cody Dout

1:00-2:10 p.m. Territorial Instability, Birthright Citizenship, and the Right to Exclude
Simona Capisani, University of California, Irvine
Commentator: Daniel Galley

2:20-3:30 p.m. Why You Should Admit Why You Shouldn’t Emit
Arthur Obst, University of Washington
Commentator: Ari Geary-Teeter

3:50-5:00 p.m. Fairness Critically Conditions the Carbon Budget Allocation Across Countries
Lukas Meyer, University of Graz
Commentator: Lauren Hartzell-Nichols