UW philosophy professor Steve Gardiner likens climate change to a perfect storm — a convergence of three difficult problems that so far we’ve found ourselves unable to face, much less solve.

  • Climate change is global. What one nation does affects every other nation.
  • Climate change is intergenerational. What we do today will affect people yet to be born.
  • We have no adequate theory with which to tackle climate change. The ones we are using tend to obscure the problem.

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