The work programme presented below identifies the key issues, milestones, actions and institutions that will be required to move us on to a sustainable and stable trajectory over the next forty years. A pathway that must deal simultaneously with the redistribution of wealth, address absolute poverty, create jobs and make significant progress on the restoration and management of our global environment. A major publication from one of the original authors of “Limits to Growth” which looks at the world forty years hence will help frame the debate. Other members are working on actions needed to manage the world’s natural capital, especially forests, water and land; and on governance.
The new work programme of the Club of Rome consists of four inter-connected clusters: