Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, Jørgen Randers, and William W. Dr. Donella Meadows, the lead author of Limits to Growth and its. Die Grenzen des Wachstums. Bericht des Club of Rome zur Lage der Menschheit [Dennis L. Meadows] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Growth/Economic Growth/Borders/Meadows: Thesis: The growing number of people Patrick Kupper, „Dennis Meadows u. a., Die Grenzen des Wachstums“ in.

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Limits to Growtha study of the patterns and dynamics of human presence on earth, pointed toward environmental and economic collapse within a century if “business as usual” continued.

Inthe book’s findings sparked a worldwide controversy about the earth’s capacity to withstand constant human and economic expansion.

More than 40 years later, with more than 10 million copies sold in 28 languages, this “little book with powerful ideas” endures as a touchstone for anyone seeking to understand the complex relationships underlying today’s global environmental and economic trends.

To celebrate the book’s 40th anniversary, the Club of Rome and the Smithsonian Institute wachsutms a symposium, Perspectives on Limits to Growth: Donella Meadows, the lead author of Limits to Growth and its updates, was a professor of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College until her death in She inspired hundreds of students in her courses wacbstums environmental systems, ethics, and journalism during her tenure, but her influence spread far beyond the wacchstums.


A scientist, author, teacher, and farmer committed to helping society create a sustainable path, she was one of the world’s foremost systems analysts and lead author of Limits to Growth and its and year updates. Meadows is most widely remembered for her nationally-syndicated column, “The Global Citizen”which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

In honor of her legacy as a faculty member and as an inspiring voice for societal transformation, the Sustainability Institute, now known as the Donella Meadows Institute, donated her papers to Dartmouth’s Rauner Library, where they reside as the Donella Meadows Collection. Winner of the Japan Prize for “contributions in the area of transformation towards a sustainable society in harmony with nature”, he is co-founder of the Balaton Group and past president of both the International System Dynamics Society and the International Simulation and Gaming Association.

Randers is most recently the author of This sachstums publication of the first edition of Limits to Growth was made possible with funding from wachstkms Donella Meadows Institute and permission of the authors.

The Dartmouth College Library Digital Production Unit scanned a first edition, 5th printing of the paperback book, and made the adjustments necessary to produce the best possible quality high dehnis PDF for downloading and printing.


The front and back covers were scanned in color and the body of the text in black and white for clarity of the text and figures. A lower resolution PDF was generated for viewing within the page turner application Issuu.

Die Grenzen des Wachstums : Bericht des Club of Rome zur Lage der Menschheit

Shaun Akhtar, the intern during most of this project, provided assistance in many ways throughout the project. The HTML version includes in-line images of the many charts and graphs.

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