Climate Change

Provides resources on climate change and global warming from the perspective of the disciplines of science, social science and humanities.

Philosophy and climate change

Rodin's The Thinker against a harsh, orange background

What does the discipline of philosophy bring to our understanding of climate change?

  • a moral analysis of a global crisis
  • perspectives on the individual ethical responses to climate change
  • ontological questions about human existence
  • insights from existentialism on the collective consciousness in response to climate change

Web resources

Books and ebooks

DVDs and streaming videos

Sixty people from 30 countries join Michael Sandel in a digital studio at Harvard to discuss the philosophical issues underlying the world's response to climate change. (42 minutes)

A talk by Oregon State University professor and author Kathleen Dean Moore (48 minutes)