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A Synopsis: Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

Cover image By Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows The following piece is a short synopsis of Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update. The full length book is available at Chelsea Green’s website.     A Synopsis: Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update The signs are everywhere around us: Sea level has risen 10–20 cm since 1900. Most non-polar glaciers are retreating, and the extent and thickness [...]

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Since its founding in 1996 by environmental leader Donella Meadows, our Institute has been at the forefront of sustainability thinking and training. Our initiatives have addressed economic, environmental, and social challenges from a range of angles and at many levels. In everything we do, the disciplines of systems thinking and organizational learning inform and shape our work. It is this focus on whole-system analysis, combined with careful listening, truth telling, and visioning, that make the Donella Meadows Institute unique among sustainability organizations.  Read More

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