Between 17 and 28 April the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) will hold its 22nd session at the UN Headquarters in New York under the theme “Indigenous Peoples, human health, planetary and territorial health and climate change: a rights-based approach”.(more…)
Lecturer explores the imperatives of environmental ethics
Speaking to University of Delaware faculty and students and community members in Brown Lab on Monday night, Oct. 15, environmental philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore discussed how important it is for humans to realize their ethical responsibility to save the world from a climate crisis.
In a lecture titled “Why It’s Wrong to Wreck the World: Climate Change and the Moral Obligation to the Future,” Moore reflected on the relationship humans have with the environment and argued that once humans realize the impact of their actions, they will naturally feel a moral obligation to care for the planet. (more…)