The Limits To Growth Author:Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, Jorgen Randers, William W. Behrens III A report for the Club of Rome's Project on The Predicament of Mankind. — The Price of Progress — When each of us as an individual decides to buy something, we first consider the price. Yet society at large has long bought the idea of continual growth in population and production without adding up the final reckoning. — Now a team of M.I.T. scienti... more »sts, with the aid of a giant computer, has completed a study of the future if present growth continues. Their inescapable conclusions are beyond anyone's grimmest fears. Possibly within as little as 70 years, our social and economic system will collapse unless drastic changes are made very soon.
The Limits to Growth has made headlines the world over. Its shock waves have caused our most cherished assumptions to come crashing down. It is a book that we can ignore only at our peril.« less