The Kyoto Protocol, the world's first tentative step towards avoiding the threat of climate change, has failed. This book puts forward a solution. Using a system of finite production rights for greenhouse gases, which would be traded by organisations on a global auction, it seeks to succeed where the original agreement failed.
There was very little springlike about Hong Kong in March 2003: the city was in the grip of the SARS epidemic. We had, I remember, gotten the Literary Festival in just under the wire: the extent and seriousness of... [ Read full review ]