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Hans Joachim Schellnhuber on the United States

Schellnuhuber_US John Schellnuhuber discusses the ethical imperative the United States has to the rest of the world, as well as the practical benefits the United States would gain through cooperation. He also discusses popular support, and notes that even in … Continue reading

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Bruce Hewitson on Ethics vs. National Interest

Hewitson_ethical vs practical Question asked: do ethical interests gain ground in the negotiations or are practical interests more directly addressed? Hewitson’s answer: Hewitson comments that countries almost exclusively favor their national interests to altruism. He notes that certain groups, such … Continue reading

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