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Young eyes on Winterthur Young Eyes on Winterthur – An International Perspective

The video documentary of the Club of Rome project “Young eyes on Winterthur – an international perspective” on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of Winterthur is now available online! [...] read more

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Graeme Maxton, new Secretary General of the Club of Rome Club of Rome appoints new Secretary General

Graeme Maxton has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Club of Rome. He replaces Ian Johnson who retires on 1st November 2014. [...] read more

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Press Release Inspiring Climate Change Mitigation Policy – Leadership with a Vision

Is there a crisis in leadership? Are international organizations lacking in vision and turning into bureaucratic instruments instead? Is the world eager to participate in a society of vision and hope? Could education serve as a tool for reversing unemployment and providing the needed guidelines and vectors of light that could save bios – life – on our planet? [...] read more

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LtG was right The Limits to Growth was right

The British national daily newspaper “The Guardian” states that new reserach from the University of Melbourne confirms that the “book’s forecasts are accurate, 40 years on. If we continue to track in line with the book’s scenario, expect the early stages of global collapse to start appearing soon.” [...] read more

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Achilles and the Tortoise Paul Krugman and The Tortoise: Why the Limits to Growth Are Real

In response to Paul Krugman’s recent New York Times article (“Slow Steaming and the Limits to Growth”), Club of Rome Member Ugo Bardi asserts that his argument may be ia paradox in the sense that the attempt to increase the GDP by saving energy may well backfire; creating the opposite effect. An he wonders why Krugman (and many others) are so concerned about energy and so cavalier about mineral resources. [...] read more

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European Parliament Hearing on the EU Energy Security Strategy under the conditions of the Internal Energy Market

On November 05th, Club of Rome Member Ugo Bardi, author of the latest Report to the Club of Rome “Extracted: how the quest for mineral resources is plundering the Planet”, was invited to speak at the hearing on energy security strategy at the European Parliament in Brussels. [...] read more