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The limits to growth : the 30-year update

Author: Randers, J�rgen. ; Donella H Meadows; Jørgen Randers; Dennis L Meadows
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt : Chelsea Green Publishing Company, ©2004.
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[This book] brings data on overshoot and global ecological collapse to the present moment. It provides a short course in the World3 computer model, types of growth, and the various kinds of over-shoot likely to occur in the current century. While it remains to be seen whether public policy will respond effectively and in time to problems such as climate change, this book makes compellingly clear the vital need for a  Read more...
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Meadows, Donella H.
Limits to growth.
White River Junction, Vt : Chelsea Green Publishing Company, ©2004
(OCoLC)654790941
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randers, J�rgen. ; Donella H Meadows; Jørgen Randers; Dennis L Meadows
ISBN: 1931498512 9781931498517 193149858X 9781931498586
OCLC Number: 54035081
Description: xxii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Overshoot --
The driving force: exponential growth --
The limits: sources and sinks --
World3: the dynamics of growth in a finite world --
Back from beyond the limits: the ozone story --
Technology, markets, and overshoot --
Transitions to a sustainable system --
Tools for the transition to sustainability.
Responsibility: Donella Meadows, Jørgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows.
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[This book] brings data on overshoot and global ecological collapse to the present moment. It provides a short course in the World3 computer model, types of growth, and the various kinds of over-shoot likely to occur in the current century. While it remains to be seen whether public policy will respond effectively and in time to problems such as climate change, this book makes compellingly clear the vital need for a sustainability revolution.-Dust jacket.

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