Illustration: The ethical dimensions of global climate change
Nov. 6, 2007
The two world maps schematically represent the contribution of different nations to global warming, as measured in atmospheric carbon output (top) and the health effects of global warming as measured in mortality for diseases and other effects of a warming world climate (bottom). The effort to compare and contrast such measures is one way to illustrate the ethical dimensions of global climate change.
Maps courtesy: Jonathan Patz