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The limits to growth : the 3year update

Author: Donella H Meadows; Jørgen Randers; Dennis L Meadows
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donella H Meadows; Jørgen Randers; Dennis L Meadows
ISBN: 9781931498517 9781931498586 1931498512 193149858X
OCLC Number: 1004788470
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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