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THE ETHIC OF ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

by James Martin-Schramm and Robert Stivers
The ethic of ecological justice is a biblical, theological, and tradition-based ethic that emphasizes four norms: sustainability, sufficiency, participation, and solidarity. This ethic addresses human-caused problems that threaten both human and natural communities and considers both human and natural communities to be ethically important. The word ecological raises up other species and their habitats, the word justice points to the distinct human realm and human relationships to the natural order….
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