Sunday, January 12, 2020

The 1972 book that warned of the decline of civilisation at 2020 - The Limits to Growth

In 1972 a book which outlined the possible future of the world became a best-seller. 'The Limits to Growth' was based on computer modelling which suggested that if economic growth remained unfettered, there'd be a 'traumatic' decline in civilisation from 2020. It also suggested global policy changes which could prevent a downward trend. Find out which path the world took and why...  Plus, why East German punks were targeted by the secret police in the 1980s, a top UN negotiator remembers how pea

* duration: 50:17, Played: 1:40

* Published: 1/4/20 10:00:00 AM

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Monty Bannerman
ArcStar Energy
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