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.
Reading Ziauddin Sardar’s Mecca: The Sacred City is like watching fifteen hundred years of stop-motion photography. The book takes us from our own time, to Muhammad’s, and then slowly back to the... [ Read full review ]