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Limits to growth : the 30 year update / Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers and Dennis Meadows.

By: Meadows, Donella.
Contributor(s): Randers, Jorgen | Meadows, Dennis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2004Description: xxii, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781931498586.Subject(s): Economic development -- Environmental aspects | Population -- Economic aspects | Pollution -- Economic aspects | Sustainable developmentDDC classification: 330.9 MEA Online resources: Table of contents
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.
Summary: Uses computer modelling to demonstrate how unchecked growth on our finite planet will lead the Earth towards ecological disaster unless rapid readjustment of the global economy is made.
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330.9 MEA (Browse shelf) Available 001483

Includes index.
Includes bibliographic references : p. 295-309.

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.

Uses computer modelling to demonstrate how unchecked growth on our finite planet will lead the Earth towards ecological disaster unless rapid readjustment of the global economy is made.

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