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Limits to growth : the 30-year update.

Author: Donella H Meadows; Jørgen Randers; Dennis L Meadows
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [3rd rev., expanded and updated ed.]View all editions and formats
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Combining a large amount of new data, more powerful computer modelling and the latest thinking on sustainability, ecological footprinting and limits, this updated edition of 'Limits to Growth' makes an even more urgent case for a rapid readjustment of the global economy toward a sustainable path.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donella H Meadows; Jørgen Randers; Dennis L Meadows
ISBN: 184407143X 9781844071432 1844071448 9781844071449
OCLC Number: 57749782
Notes: Previous edition: published as Beyond the limits / Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, Jørgen Randers. 1992. Originally published as Limits to growth / by Donella H. Meadows [and others]. New York : Universe Books, 1972.
Description: xxii, 338 pages : figures, tables ; 25 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.

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