Consus The aim of the project is to establish a regional science-society network for sustainability innovations in Albania and Kosovo in order to strengthen the connection and collaboration of institutions in the field of higher education, research and practice.
Limits to Growth After 45 Years - Dennis Meadows at Ulm University (Video 57'58")(Resource ID: 581)
Keynote by Prof. Dr. Dennis Meadows 47 years after his 1972 book modeling the consequences of a rapidly growing world population and finite resource supplies. The eventual purpose of The Limits to Growth was to explore how exponential growth interacts with finite resources.
A video by Forschungsinstitut für anwendungsorientierte Wissensverarbeitung (FAW/n)
Researchers of the University of Melbourne confirmed in 2014, that the Limits to Growth predictions were largely correct. Presently we are very close to tracking “business-as-usual” scenario from the book.
Relevance for Sustainability
Finite resource supplies, limits to growth
Related Teaching Resources
No specific previous knowledge / related resources required
Turner, Graham (2014). "Is Global Collapse Imminent?"(PDF). Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, The University of Melbourne. MSSI Research Paper No. 4. Archived from the original(PDF) on December 28, 2014. Retrieved 2015-10-25.