Future as Fairness: Ecological Justice and Global Citizenship
Anne K. Haugestad, J. D. Wulfhorst
Rodopi, 2004 - History - 261 pages
Twenty years after the establishment of the World Commission on Environment and Development, the 13 contributions in this interdisciplinary volume offer a broad spectrum of perspectives and research-based recommendations on environmental sustainability, social justice and the human enterprise. The cases explored cover global citizenly rights and obligations, environmental health, ecological building practices, tradable fuel permits, forestry and illegal logging, local waste management, employment and risk assessments, the genetic modification debate, nuclear and toxic waste, global environmental governance and 500 years of globalization.
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Page 8 - global' facilitates this skewed view of a common future. The construction of the global environment narrows the South's options, while increasing the North's. Through its global reach, the North exists in the South, but the South exists only within itself, since it has no global reach. Thus the South can only exist locally, while only the North exists globally.