This is the official site of the International Society for Environmental Ethics. For more than 20 years ISEE has striven to advance research and education in the field of environmental ethics and philosophy, and to promote appropriate human use, respect, conservation, preservation, and understanding of the natural world. Here you’ll find a bevy of information including original articles, book reviews, and presentations, as well as information about events worldwide and links to other environmental ethics-related resources. To join the society or sign up for ISEE’s mailing list, visit the Quick Links section below.
Submissions are invited for ISEE sessions at the 2015 Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA) to be held in the beautiful and diverse city of Vancouver, Canada from Wednesday, April 1 to Sunday, April 5th, 2015. Continue reading
By John Broome
published May 20, 2014
The IPCC recognizes that climate change is a moral problem. The authors of the IPCC’s 5th Report therefore included two moral philosophers. I am one of them. I recently returned from the Approval Session of IPCC’s Working Group 3. This was one of the most extraordinary experiences of my academic life. Continue reading
Today is Earth Day, April 22, 2014. Like most Earth Days these days, a few grey-haired environmentalists may take note of the event, celebrities will tweet meaningless platitudes like Darryl Hannah’s exhortation that we should all “love your mother,” and college students will have celebrations at their campuses emphasizing individual consumer choice and the pursuit of sustainability through better technology. When did Earth Day become so lame? Continue reading
By Donald Brown
published March 9, 2014
Why the US Academy of Science and the Royal Academy’s Easy To Understand Report On Climate Change Science Has Ethical Significance
By Philip Cafaro
published November 13, 2013
With negotiations set to begin in Warsaw this week on a successor to the Kyoto Accord, Stern is working hard to prevent creation of a new climate change treaty with binding emissions reduction targets, or with penalties for nations that refuse to limit their emissions. Continue reading
Submissions are open for the Indiana Philosophical Association Fall 2014 Meeting, which will take place on October 17-18, at Indiana University and Purdue University, Fort Wayne, USA.