StudentFirstName StudentLastName Professor FirstName LastName LS 123 17 April 2010 Perspectives on Environmental Ethics Introduction Global warming is a “hot” topic these days. A vast majority of scientific research has shown that global warming is partially a result of the way of life which humans have chosen to engage in, which then brings the subject into the realm of ethics. Whether it is driving around in vehicles which burn fossil fuels or buying goods manufactured with polluting chemicals, the corporate provisions for modern existence are creating the conditions in which global warming is inevitable. Thus, corporations do bear a certain amount of responsibility. On the other hand, society has enabled corporations to provide these...The end:
.....aintain a harmonious balance. Human beings have created the environmental problems. A simple ethical analysis dictates that human beings thus have the onus of correcting these problems that are of their own doing. Perhaps a dose of contemplative thinking and a reconnection with an environmental conscience is in order. Works Cited McKibben, Bill. "Earth to Obama." New Republic 240.18 (2009): 12-15. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 17 Apr. 2010. Phillips, Dana. "Thoreau's Aesthetics and ‘The Domain of the Superlative’." Environmental Values 15.3 (2006): 293-305. OmniFile Full Text Mega. Web. 17 Apr. 2010. Schwab, Klaus. "Global Corporate Citizenship." Foreign Affairs 87.1 (2008): 107-118. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 17 Apr. 2010.