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Just War Theory and the Environmental Consequences of War



Allman, Mark and Tobias L. Winright. After the Smoke Clears: The Just War Tradition and Post War Justice. (Orbis Books, 2010).

Conley, Laura and Michael Werz. Climate Change, Migration and Conflict(Center for American Progress, 2012).

Heinze, Eric A., ed. Justice, Sustainability, and Security: Global Ethics for the 21st Century(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Johnston, Laurie and Tobias L. Winright, eds. Can War Be Just in the 21st Century? (Orbis Books, 2015). 


Johnston, Laurie. "Catholics and just war theory since 9-11: The moral challenge." Matthew Morgan, ed. The Impact of 9-11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Johnston, Laurie. "Just War and Environmental Destruction." Laurie Johnston and Tobias Winright, eds. Can War Be Just in the 21st Century? (Orbis Books, 2015).

Shadle, Matthew. “No Peace on Earth: War and the Environment.” Tobias Winright ed. Green Discipleship: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Environment(Anselm Academic, 2011).

Woods, Mark. “The Nature of War and Peace: Just War Thinking, Environmental Ethics, and Environmental Justice.” Michael W. Brough, John W. Lango, and Harry van der Linden eds. Rethinking the Just War Tradition  (SUNY Press, 2007).


Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War. Directed by Lincoln H. Day and Alice T. Days. (VideoTakes, 2008).