The Public Humanist

The Public Humanist contributor: Ronald Sandler

Ronald Sandler is an associate professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, a researcher in the Nanotechnology and Society Research Group, and a research associate in the Environmental Justice Research Collaborative at Northeastern University. He is author of Character and Environment (Columbia University Press) and Nanotechnology: The Social and Ethical Issues (Woodrow Wilson Center), as well as co-editor of Environmental Justice and Environmentalism (MIT Press) and Environmental Virtue Ethics (Rowman and Littlefield).

Why World Wide Views on Global Warming

On September 26, in forty-six countries, citizens will gather to discuss, deliberate and develop positions on core questions of global climate change policy. The outcomes of these deliberations will be made publicly available through the internet. They also will be presented at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP-15) where participating nations will aim to establish the successor to the Kyoto Protocol.