Lisa Ellis

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Lisa Ellis is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Politics and Director of the programme in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of Otago. Her work in environmental political theory investigates how we can make environmental policy decisions that serve our collective interests in flourishing now and in the future. She has written about environmental democracy, the collective ethics of flying, measuring the human value of biodiversity losses, and species extinction, among other topics. These days she is completing a project for the Deep South National Science Challenge on how, in a principled way, we should distribute the risks of sea-level rise.  More information on her work may be found here:

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