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The Next eighty years : proceedings of a conference held at the California Institute of Technology, April 5-6, 1977.

Author: California Institute of Technology.
Publisher: Pasadena : California Institute of Technology, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: California Institute of Technology.
OCLC Number: 3905975
Notes: Conference held to evaluate and revise forecasts made in 1957 and 1967 in the books: The next hundred years, and The next ninety years.
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The next hundred, ninety, eighty years--some of the problems we did not talk about 20 years ago of 10 years ago / Harrison Brown --
The evolution of underabundance / James Bonner --
The Mexican experience- trends in the Mexican economy and constraints to development / Marin Maydon --
The experience of India and Bangladesh / Marcus Franda --
The African experience / Thayer Scudder --
Basic human needs and the world's poorest billion- what future prospects? / James P. Grant --
Are computers simulations of the industrial future of value? / Donella Meadows --
The possibility and consequences of climatic change / Stephen Schneider --
Is our energy problem solvable? / John Teem --
The future of Japan- continuity and discontinuity in social change / Michio Nagai --
Health in the decades ahead / David Hamburg, M.D. --
Retrospective futurology / the Right Honourable the Lord Ritchie-Calder.

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