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The Limits to Growth : the 30-Year Update.

Author: Dennis Meadows; Jorgen Randers
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2004.
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In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global resource use beyond the carrying capacity of the planet. Now, preeminent environmental scientists Donnella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows have teamed up again to update and expand their original findings in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Meadows, Dennis.
Limits to Growth : The 30-Year Update.
White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Meadows; Jorgen Randers
ISBN: 9781603581554 1603581553
OCLC Number: 1021805288
Description: 1 online resource (285 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Authors' Preface; 1. Overshoot; 2. The Driving Force: Exponential Growth; 3. The Limits: Sources and Sinks; 4. World3: The Dynamics of Growth in a Finite World; 5. Back from Beyond the Limits: The Ozone Story; 6. Technology, Markets, and Overshoot; 7. Transitions to a Sustainable System; 8. Tools for the Transition to Sustainability; Appendices; 1. Changes from World3 to World3-03; 2. Indicators of Human Welfare and Ecological Footprint; Endnotes.

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In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global resource use beyond the carrying capacity of the planet. Now, preeminent environmental scientists Donnella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows have teamed up again to update and expand their original findings in ""The Limits to Growth: The 30 Year Global Update."" Meadows, Randers, and Meadows are international environmental leaders recognized for their groundbreaking research into early sign.

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