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Solving the Human Sustainability Problem in Short-Termist Societies

Club of Rome Secretary Graeme Maxton and Club of Rome Member Jorgen Randers have published an article in the “Journal of Population and Sustainability”. Below you can find the abstract and the link to the article.

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“Watershed: Replenishing Water Values for a Thirsty World” Conference at the Vatican on 22 March 2017

On March 22nd, World Water Day 2017, Pope Francis will inspire a global conversation. His address from the Vatican will help shift how the world values and understands its single most precious resource: water.

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Press information: UK Launch of new Club of Rome report: Reinventing Prosperity



UK Launch of new Club of Rome report: Reinventing Prosperity

A new report to the Club of Rome is was launched on Monday, 28 November 2016. Reinventing Prosperity by Graeme Maxton and Jorgen Randers focuses on three endemic social challenges – inequality, unemployment and climate change – and offers 13 radical policy solutions for industrialized countries to address these problems.


Pioneer in Computer Models and former Club of Rome member Jay W. Forrester dies at 98

It is with great sadness that the Club of Rome has learnt of the passing away of our former Member Jay W. Forrester.


Upcoming event: «Is the Party over?» Graeme Maxton to discuss new Report “Reinventing Prosperity” in Zurich

On Wednesday, 23 November 2016, the Secretary General of the Club of Rome Graeme Maxton will discuss his new book co-authored by Jorgen Randers “Reinventing Prospertiy – Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality, and Climate Change” at ETH University in Zurich.


Why Robin Hood would be the better central banker

By Graeme Maxton, originally published by Perspective Daily (click here to get to the original article).

Graeme Maxton is the Secretary General of the Club of Rome, a global network of renowned independent thinkers dedicated to addressing the challenges facing humanity. He also is the co-author of »Ein Prozent ist genug«, currently a no. 1 bestseller in Germany.

Since the financial crisis in 2008, central bankers and economists in Europe, America, Japan and the UK have introduced 2 largely experimental economic policies – ultra-low interest rates and Quantitative Easing, or QE. They have done this, they say, to boost economic growth. If struggling economies are injected with new money, goes the thinking, demand will rise, increasing the consumption of goods and services. This will create new jobs, which will reduce inequality and kick off a virtuous cycle, putting the economy back on a healthy and sustainable path.

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“REINVENTING PROSPERITY”: Official launch of the new Report

Reducing inequality, unemployment and climate change in times of slower economic growth

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“EIN PROZENT IST GENUG”: Offizielle Vorstellung des neuen Berichts

Lösungen gegen Ungleichheit, Arbeitslosigkeit und Klimawandel in Zeiten geringen Wachstums

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A finer future is possible

Is it possible to stop climate change and the rapid rate of environmental destruction, while reducing inequality, in a world so dependent on continuous economic growth? Not without radical change.

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Reclaim economics project kick-off retreat

The Club of Rome’s Reclaim Economics team will have its first meeting on 9-11 September 2016 at Burg Feistritz in Austria.