Justice and Climate Change
Toward a Libertarian Analysis
By Dan C. Shahar
This article appeared in the Fall 2009 issue of The Independent Review.
Arguing that the proper response to man-made climate change is simply to allow individuals to adapt to it, as many libertarians do, presupposes that man-made climate change would not represent an injustice. But if it were an injustice, libertarians should eagerly offer ideas about how best to protect the victims rights.