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Low Carbon Economy
This paper examines some of the central global ethical and governance challenges of climate change and carbon emissions reduction in relation to globalization, the "global financial crisis" (GFC), and unsustainable conceptions of the "good life", and argues in favour of the development of a global carbon "integrity system". It is argued that a fundamental driver of our climate problems is the incipient spread of an unsustainable Western version of the "good life", where resource-intensive,doi:10.4236/lce.2011.24026 fatcat:6px6rb7eircm3fj53ul5kxkqri