Professor Jeremy Moss

Professor of Political Philosophy

PhD, BA

School of Humanities & Languages

Contact

61 2 9385 2357
320 Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Applied Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Tags: Climate change, Environmental Ethics, Social Ethics

Professor Moss’s main research interests are in political philosophy and applied philosophy. Current research interests include projects on: climate justice, the ethics of renewable energy as well as the ethical issues associated with climate transitions. He is Co Director of the Practical Justice Initiative and leads the Climate Justice Research program at UNSW as part of the Practical Justice Initiative (PJI). Moss has published several books including: Reassessing Egalitarianism, Climate Change and Social Justice, and Climate Change and Justice (Cambridge University Press). He is the recipient of the Eureka Prize for Ethics, the Australasia Association of Philosophy Media Prize and several Australian Research Council Grants including most recently, Ethics, Responsibility and the Carbon Budget, with researchers from Adelaide, ANU and Oxford. He chaired the UNESCO working group on Climate Ethics and Energy Security, and has been a visitor at Oxford, Milan and McGill universities. Recent publications include: ‘The Morality of Divestment’, Law and Policy, July 2017; ‘Mining and Morality’, Australian Journal of Political Science, Vol 51 No 3, 2016; ‘Going It Alone: Cities and States for Climate Action’, Ethics, Policy and Environment’, 12/2/18.

Publications

    Books

    • Moss J, 2015, Climate Change and Justice, Cambridge University Press
    • Moss J, 2014, Reassessing Egalitarianism, Springer

    Book Chapters

    • Moss J, 2015, 'Introduction: Climate Justice', in Climate Change and Justice, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1 - 16
    • Moss J, 2015, 'Exporting Harm', in Climate Change and Justice, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 73 - 88
    • Moss J, 2011, 'Freedom of Association', in Tham J (ed.), Electoral Regulation
    • Marston G;Moss J;Quiggin J, 2010, 'Introduction', in Marston G; Moss J; Quiggin J (ed.), Risk and Responsibility, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. vii - xvi
    • Moss J, 2010, 'Two Conceptions of Risk', in Marston G; Moss J; Quiggin J (ed.), Risk and Responsibility, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 128 - 142
    • Moss J, 2010, 'Fencing and Philosophy', in Priest G; Young D (ed.), Martial Arts and Philosophy Beating and Nothingness, Open Court Publishing, pp. 211 - 217
    • Moss J, 2009, 'Climate Justice', in Moss J (ed.), Climate Change and Social Justice, Melbourne Univ. Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 51 - 67
    • Moss J, 1999, 'What is Equality?', in Laverty M (ed.), What's In An Issue?, Oxford University Press, Oxford

    Journal articles

    Conference Papers

    • Moss J;M. McGann ;K.White, 2016, ''Psycho-social Pathways to Poor Health: The Sociopsychological Impact of Insecure Work on Health and the Reproduction of Reduced Efficacy and self Esteem as Pathways to Poor Health',', in Work in Crisis: Work, Employment and Society Conference, Work in Crisis: Work, Employment and Society Conference, University of Leeds, presented at Work in Crisis: Work, Employment and Society Conference, University of Leeds, 06 - 08 September 2016
    • Moss J, 2015, 'Exporting Harm', in Exporting Harm, Our Common Future, Paris, presented at Our Common Future, Paris, 07 - 10 July 2015

    Reports

    • Moss J;Blashki G;Coram A, 2014, Wind Energy, Climate and Health: Evidence for the impacts of wind generated energy in Australia, Australia Institute, Canberra, 3
    • Moss J;Blashki G;Coram A, 2013, Solar Energy in Australia: Health and Environmental costs and benefits

    Conference Presentations

    • Moss J;Kath R, 2018, 'Historical Emissions and the Carbon Budget', http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/japp.12307
    • Moss, 2015, 'Justice and Climate Transitions', presented at Justice and Climate Transitions, 24 September - 25 March 2015

    Edited Books

    • Aggleton P;Broom A;Moss J, 2018, Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change, Routledge, London and New York
    • 2012, Energy Equity and Environmental Security, Bangkok, UNESCO Publishing
    • 2010, Risk and Responsibility, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne
    • 2009, Climate Change and Social Justice, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne

Grants

Recent funded research

J.Moss,Garrett Cullity, Christian Barry and John Broome ARC Discovery, ‘Ethics Responsibility and the Carbon Budget’, 2018-20.

J.Moss, Simon Keller, Iwao Hirose, Garrett Cullity, ARC Discovery, Egalitarian Responses to Climate Change, 2010-14 .

J.Moss, ARC Future Fellowship, “Climate Justice”,

Engagement and Professional contributions

Australian Research Council College of Experts 2014-6

Australian Research Council Engagement and Impact Panel 2018

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