Here is a selection of my publications so far (some more can be found in my CV):


Rectifying Climate Injustice: Reparations for Loss and Damage (under contract with Routledge). A Spanish translation will also be published with the Spanish Center for Political and Constitutional Studies Press.

Awarded papers

Best Early-Career Contribution to the General Conference of the Spanish Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science.Awarded paper: Attribution studies in climate science. Where does the controversy lie?

Essay Prize SWIP-Analytic Spain. Garcia-Portela, L. (2020) Moral Responsibility for Climate Change Loss and Damage: A response to the Excusable Ignorance ObjectionTeorema. International Journal of Philosophy , 1 (39):7-24

Papers (selection)

García-Portela, L (2022) Backward-looking principles of climate justice: the unjustified move from the Polluter Pays Principle to the Beneficiary Pays Principle. Res Publica: a journal of moral, legal and social philosophy.

García-Portela, L (2022) Can Consumption-Based Emissions Accounting solve the problem of historical emissions? Some skeptical remarks. Ethics, Policy and the Environment.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2020) Moral Responsibility for Climate Change Loss and Damage: A response to the Excusable Ignorance Objection. Teorema. International Journal of Philosophy , 39 (1) :7-24

Voget-Kleschin, L., Baatz, C., Garcia-Portela, L. (2019) Introduction to the Special Issue on Individual Environmental Responsibility in the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics , 32.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2019) Individual Compensatory Duties for Historical Emissions and the Dead-Polluters ObjectionJournal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics , 32

Garcia-Portela, L. (2019) Two Mutually Exclusive Concepts of Harm? Retrospective and Structural Wrongful Harm at the Bases of a Compensatory-Based Approach for Loss and Damage. Ethics, Policy & Environment, 21 (3), 2019. Idil Boran (2019) wrote a response to my paper in her piece ‘Two Concept of Wrongful Harm: A Response‘.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2017) Our responsibilities to future generations in the context of ecological crisis: perspectives and future challengesThe American Journal of Semiotics, Vol.33.1-2

Garcia-Portela, L. (2013) Los animales en los umbrales de subjetividad. Un ensayo sobre nuestras prácticas de reconocimiento animalRevista Paralaje. Dossier 9, pp. 21-41.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2014) La revolución Americana: una revuelta desde y contra Inglaterra. Un ensayo sobre sus orígenes ideológicosRevista Historia Autónoma, 5, pp. 51-64.

Encyclopedia Entries

García-Portela, L. (2022) ‘Ética y generaciones futuras’. Enciclopedia de la Sociedad Española de Filosfía Analítica.

Book chapters (selection)

Garcia-Portela, L. (2022, forthcoming) “Daño climático” en Gómez Ramos, A., y Velasco Arias, G. Atlas político de las pasiones, Ariel.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2017) “El papel de las emisiones histórica en la justicia climática: el pensamiento de Lukas Meyer” en Truconne Borgogno, S. (comp.) Justicia intergeneracional. Ensayos desde el pensamiento de Lukas H. Meyer, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 2017.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2016) El debate en torno a la fundamentación filosófica de nuestra responsabilidad hacia las generaciones futuras y sus consecuencias para la democracia verde”, en Valencia, A. (ed.) Democracia verde, Porrúa.

Garcia-Portela, L. (2016) “Una sociedad global intergeneracional: la concepción normativa de la persona en Rawls como fundamento para la justicia entre generaciones” en Paris Albert, Sonia; Comins Mingol, Irene (eds.)  Humanismo global. Derecho, religión y género, Estudios Themata.

Reviews (selection)

Garcia-Portela, L. (2018) Climate justice and historical emissions. Meyer, L; Sanklecha, P. Prometeica, 18. 2018

Garcia-Portela, L. (2017) Climate Change and Individual Responsibility: Agency, Moral Disengagement and the Motivational Gap. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele and Sigrid Sterckx, Environmental values, 26 (2).

Garcia-Portela, L. (2015) Political Responsibility Refocused: Thinking Justice after Iris Marion Young, Genevieve Fuji Johnson and Loralea Michaelis, Ethics, Policy & Environment, 18 (3).