Papers (by topic)

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Moral dimensions of climate change

“Harm, Responsibility, and the Long-term Impacts of Climate Change,” Environmental Ethics 43, no. 1 (2021): 3–20 (link)

Winner of the 2020 Holmes Rolston III Early Career Essay Prize from the International Society for Environmental Ethics

“Sustaining Growth” in Bob Fischer (ed.), Ethics, Left and Right: The Moral Issues that Divide Us (OUP, 2019), pp. 294–301 (link)

“Treading Lightly on the Climate in a Problem-Ridden World,” Ethics, Policy & Environment 19, no. 2 (2016): 183–195 (link)

Liberal approaches to environmental politics

“Public Justification and the Politics of Agriculture,” in Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, and Tyler Doggett (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics (OUP, 2018), pp. 427–448 (link)

“Turning Adversaries into Allies: Conciliation in Environmental Politics,” in David Schmidtz (ed.), Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Environmental Ethics (Macmillan, 2016), pp. 243–268 (link)

“Integrity versus Expediency for Non-Anthropocentrists” (open peer commentary), Ethics, Policy & Environment 17, no. 3 (2014): 271–274 (link)

Radical green challenges to liberalism

“Anarchism for an Ecological Crisis?” in Gary Chartier and Chad Van Schoelandt (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Anarchism and Anarchist Thought (Routledge, 2021), pp. 381–392 (link)

“Environmental Conflict and the Legacy of the Reformation,” Environmental Politics 29, no. 6 (2020): 1042–1062 (link)

“Rejecting Eco-Authoritarianism, Again,” Environmental Values 24, no. 3 (2015): 345–366 (link)

Libertarianism and the environment

“Environmental Issues,” in Benjamin Ferguson and Matt Zwolinski (eds.), Routledge Companion to Libertarianism (Routledge, in press, 2022) (link)

“Hayek’s Legacy for Environmental Political Economy,” in Peter Boettke, Christopher Coyne, and Virgil Storr (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies of the Market Order: New Applications of Market Process Theory (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), pp. 87–109 (link)

“Free-Market Environmentalism Pace Environmentalism?” in David Schmidtz and Elizabeth Willott (eds.), Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works, 2nd Ed. (OUP, 2012), pp. 438–446 (link)

“Justice and Climate Change: Toward a Libertarian Analysis,” The Independent Review 14, no. 2 (2009): 219–237 (link)


”Conflict and Comparison between Species” (open peer commentary), Ethics, Policy, and Environment 14, no. 2 (2011): 163–166 (link)

”Green Laws and Incentives” (encyclopedia entry), in Julie Newman (ed.), Green Ethics and Philosophy: An A-to-Z Guide (SAGE, 2011): 253–256 (link)