Global Warming and the Bush Administration

TitleGlobal Warming and the Bush Administration
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsCox-White, B, Connolly, P, Hinman, L, Keller, DR, Ladenson, R, Leever, M
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Public Policy , SCIENCE
AbstractDespite growing consensus in the scientific community that increasing carbon dioxide emissions is causing global climate change, the Bush Administration decided in 2001 to not comply with the Kyoto Protocol to reduce U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, citing that this would have grave consequences for the American economy, and that global warming is still a scientific uncertainty.
NotesCase Study from the 2002 National Ethics Bowl Competition. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2002,
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