chapter  11
Grandfathering: to those who have, more shall be given
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There is an intuitively comprehensible answer to the question of the just distribution of climate mitigation duties: Climate change aff ects all human beings and hence its prevention is a joint task of all mankind. Therefore it is tempting to say that, to begin with, all countries should reduce their emissions equally. From the fact that climate change is a problem that aff ects us all , therefore, a call for equal obligations to reduce emissions seems to follow directly.