Greenhouse gas reductions would cost some nations much more than others, and benefit some nations far less than others. Significant reductions would impose especially large costs on the United States, and recent projections suggest that the U.S. has relatively less to lose from climate change. In these circumstances, what does justice require the U.S. to do?
This is the question that the University of Chicago Environmental Law Society and International Law Society invited professors Cass Sunstein and Eric Posner to discuss during a lunchtime talk yesterday. You can listen to their talk here.