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Climate Change and the Moral Obligation to the Future: SFU Continuing Studies lecture

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Published on May 22, 2012

http://www.sfu.ca/cstudies/science

Although climate change is a scientific and technological issue, it is also fundamentally a moral issue, and it calls for a moral response.

In the spring of 2012, Kathleen Dean Moore of Oregon State University joined us at SFU Vancouver to deliver a lecture called It's Wrong to Wreck the World: Climate Change and the Moral Obligation to the Future.

She addressed several questions: Why has climate-change science elicited such stunning indifference? What calls us to act? How can we respond to the crisis in ways that honor duties of compassion, justice, and respect for human rights? How can we discuss these values across differences? How do we live when we truly understand that we live in complete dependence on an Earth that is interconnected, interdependent, finite, resilient, and heartbreakingly beautiful?

To find out more about lectures and events on science and the environment at SFU Continuing Studies, visit http://www.sfu.ca/cstudies/science.

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