challenging religious privilege in public life



The Geopolitics of Climate Change

Excerpt from Lord Professor Anthony Giddens's book, "The Politics of Climate Change". An illusory world community?

How We Can Save the World and Create Prosperity

Excerpt from Lord Professor Nicholas Stern's book, "A Blueprint for a Safer Planet: How We Can Save the World and Create Prosperity".

Our Final Hour: A Scientist’s Warning

Excerpt from Lord Professor Martin Rees's book, "Our Final Hour: A Scientist's Warning". Can pure thought tell us whether humanity's years are numbered?

Why should we care about extinctions?

Excerpt from Lord Professor Robert May's book, "Theoretical Ecology: Principles and Applications". How do we preserve what’s left?

Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity

Excerpt from Nobel prize-winning physician Eric Chivian's book, "Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity".

Climate Change: Predicting the Future

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning physicist Burton Richter's book, "Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Change and Energy in the 21st Century".

Climate Change, Free Markets and the Cold War Legacy

Environmental deterioration is driven by economic activity, so we must consider if there is a fundamental flaw in our economic system.

Dishonest to God: On Keeping Religion Out of Politics

Excerpt from Baroness Professor Mary Warnock's book, "Dishonest to God: On Keeping Religion Out of Politics". Where does morality come from?

The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse

Excerpt from “The Case of the Pope” by Geoffrey Robertson QC. Is the Pope morally and legally responsible for paedophile priests?