Limits and Beyond (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
304
Utgivningsdatum
2022-05-05
Förlag
Exapt Press
Medarbetare
Alvarez Pereira, Carlos
Illustrationer
13 black and white diagrams, graphs and photographs
Dimensioner
203 x 133 x 17 mm
Vikt
350 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
434:B&W 5.25 x 8 in or 203 x 133mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781914549038
Limits and Beyond (häftad)

Limits and Beyond

50 years on from The Limits to Growth, what did we learn and what's next?

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In 1972, a book changed the world.



The Club of Rome commissioned a report that shifted how we see what humans are doing to the planet. Looking back five decades later, what happened next, what did we do and not do, what did we learn, and what happens now?

In The Limits to Growth, a team from MIT studied the way humans were using the resources of the earth. Using sophisticated computer modelling, the researchers developed scenarios to map out possible paths for humanity, the global economy and the impact on the planet.

Were their models right?

What did the rest of the world do about it?

Now, in 2022, the Club of Rome have brought two of the original authors from the 1972 book, Dennis Meadows and Jorgen Randers, along with an array of other world-renowned thinkers, scientists, analysts and economists from across the globe to answer these questions and grapple with the most acute issue of our time.

In the first section, "Echoes of a Great Book", Ugo Bardi sets the scene with an in-depth examination of the original report and the effect it has had on how we might think about what humanity is doing to the world.

Jorgen Randers and Dennis Meadows then ask what the first book actually said and answer the most common questions that people ask about the book and progress since. Further explorations of the impact and consequences of the ground-breaking original book follow.

Next, in the "Still the Economy, But What Kind?" section, the contributors examine the economic ideas that have informed and arisen from The Limits to Growth in the following decades and critique those assumptions and notions. They ask what must change if we are to stay within the limits set by nature.

In the "New Lenses for a Different Future" section, thinkers from continents and cultures across the globe expand on their unique experiences of acting in and observing a world that may use all its resources before we wake up and act.

The "Did We Learn? Will We?" section ponders where we go from here. Has humanity taken in the lessons of The Limits to Growth? What have we learned in the meantime? And, most importantly, what can we do about it now?

Limits and Beyond: 50 years on from The Limits to Growth, what did we learn and what's next? reaches back half a century to when the original report shook the world into realising that we live on a finite planet, brings it sharply up to date, and looks clear-eyed into the future.

Limits and Beyond focuses the mind on the pressing issues of sustainability, global economics, ecology that global politics and institution need to grapple with to ensure the survival of the human race.

Limits and Beyond is the book that will shape the conversation about our place on the earth for the next 50 years ...
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Innehållsförteckning

foreword

introduction


Echoes of a great book

limits to growth: the story of an idea

Ugo Bardi


a co-author's view: what did the limits to growth really say?

Jorgen Randers


questions about the limits to growth

Dennis Meadows


crisis as a transition. what was, what will be.

Sviatoslav Zabelin


50 years after the limits to growth

Ernst von Weizscker


from limits to growth to planetary boundaries

Gianfranco Bologna


Still the economy, but what kind?

how the club of rome influenced the world's agenda

Wouter van Dieren


growth of what?

L. Hunter Lovins


moving beyond limits to growth: solidarity capitalism129

Dr Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien


bhutan and beyond: the emergence

of wellbeing economies

Julia C. Kim


New lenses for a different future

the limits to growth paves the way from future shock to futures resilience

Sirkka Heinonen


the historic the limits to growth report - 1972 and the present world

Yury Sayamov


today's human predicament: the convergence of tipping points

Sandrine Dixson-Decleve


a reimagined future for generations to come: life on a healthy planet

mamphela ramphele


the limits to growth rebooted: from patriarchal ignorance to collective stewardship of vital futures - a feminist perspective

dr. petra kuenkel


the limits to growth in the asian century

chandran nair


prosperity in resilience

yi-heng cheng


Did we learn? Will we?

i did a data check on world3. here's what i found.

Gaya Herrington


how do we grow socially?

Chuck Pezeshki


what is relevance in a changing world?

Nora Bateson


learning what we already know

Carlos Alvarez Pereira


acknowledgements

notes