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Weather swap variation and Human features explores studying, wellbeing and fitness, mobility, and play as weather features and produces new insights into the intensity of weather swap impression on social lifestyles.

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If a person is disabled, or in a bad physical condition, or has never learned to cycle, then the bicycle will be of limited help to enable the functioning of mobility. , climate, geographical location) play a role in the conversion from characteristics of the good to the individual functioning. (Robeyns 2005, 11; see also Biggeri et al. 2006) Placed in a climate change context, Robeyns’ point is that if we have access to the road yet lack skills to drive the bicycle or ambulance or have to wait up to three days to be able to cross the river to reach the hospital because the latest flood has shredded the bridge (Alkire and Black 1998; Nussbaum 2001; Kronlid 2008a; Kusakabe 2012) we still lack mobility as a Capability.

This does not exclude the possibility that a subset might have such an important status that it requires being considered on its own, independent of the larger set. (Robeyns 2003a, 71) I have not stayed entirely true to this criterion. Rather, I have in earlier work and here tried to include, if not all important elements, the key Capabilities. I have taken out elements of some Capabilities on the “ideal list” to include them in other Capabilities. This as a result of looking more closely into the meaning of, for example, mobility and finding that elements of self-integration and coherent self-determination (numbers 5 and 6 on the ideal Capability list) are part of what I refer to as existential mobility.

Alexander et al. 2013, 20) The future-rhetoric of sustainable development and the famous Brundtland definition of sustainable development are other reasons why the future is often at stake in the climate change justice discourse. Many normative climate change justice scholars suggest that present generations have moral obligations towards future generations, 22 C L I M AT E C H A N G E A D A P TAT I O N A N D H U M A N C A PA B I L I T I E S a suggestion that of course can be and is criticized (Attfield 1999; Page 2007; Löfquist 2008).

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