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Introduction: Plan B: global ethics on climate change

ByMartin Schönfeld

If we are not careful, climate change may trigger the greatest catastrophe in the history of

civilization. Climate change is not a future danger anymore. The processes are well underway,

and a destabilization of the Earth system has begun. This lends vital urgency to the question that

is at the heart of ethics: what should we do?